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Lower Fat Tres Leches Cake

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“Replacing full fat dairy with fat free or reduced fat products doesn't lessen the sweet impact of this cake.”

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  1. Let egg whites stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Coat a 13x9 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray and dust with flour; set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat egg yolks on high speed for 5 minutes or until thick and lemon colored. Gradually beat in 3/4 cup sugar and butter. Stir in milk and vanilla. Sift flour and baking powder; gradually add to yolk mixture and mix well(batter will be thick).
  3. In a small mixing bowl with clean beaters, beat egg whites on medium speed until soft peaks form. Gradually fold into the batter.
  4. Spread evenly into prepared dish. Bake at 350 for 18-22 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched. Place on a wire rack.
  5. In a large saucepan, combine the condensed milk, evaporated milk and half and half. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Cool slightly.
  6. Cut cake into 15 pieces, leaving cake in the baking dish. Poke holes in the cake with a skewer. Slowly pour a third of the milk syrup over the cake, allowing syrup to be absorbed into the cake. Repeat twice. Let stand for 30 minutes.
  7. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours before serving. Top each piece with whipped topping and strawberry.

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