Be sure to taste-test nuts before you use them. Nuts can become rancid quickly, so it's best to store them in an airtight container in the freezer where they will keep longer.
Evaporated milk is milk that has had 60 percent of the water removed. It is sold in cans and should not be confused with sweetened condensed milk, which is mixed with sugar.
For a truly decadent dessert, serve slices of this rich cake with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.