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Almond-Tres Leches Muffins

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Almond-Tres Leches Muffins
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 12
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Try the popular pastry tres leches (Spanish for “three milks”) in muffin form. Almonds give this moist morning treat sweet subtle flavor with a welcome crunch.
Updated Sep 30, 2009

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/3 cup (from 14-oz can) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
  • 1/3 cup whipping cream
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup sliced almonds
  • Additional sweetened condensed milk (1/4 cup)
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Grease 12 regular-size muffin cups with shortening or line with paper baking cups.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in almond extract and eggs. With spoon, stir in flour, baking powder, 1/3 cup condensed milk, the whipping cream, milk and 1/2 cup of the almonds just until moistened. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups (3/4 full). Sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup almonds evenly over batter in cups.
  • 3
    Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove muffins from pan to cooling rack. Cool 10 minutes. Drizzle 1 teaspoon additional sweetened condensed milk over top of each muffin. Serve warm.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    To avoid soggy muffins, take them out of the pan immediately upon removal from the oven.

Nutrition

310 Calories, 15g Total Fat, 6g Protein, 37g Total Carbohydrate, 20g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Muffin
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
140
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
8g
38%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
170mg
7%
Potassium
150mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
37g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
20g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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