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“This recipe was given to me years ago. I like to take it to potluck and parties. It's really simple to make and everyone enjoys it.”
READY IN:
1hr 10mins
YIELD:
1 9x13 inch cake
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 ounce) package yellow cake mix or 1 (18 ounce) package white cake mix
  • 3 eggs (or as called for by your cake mix) or 3 egg whites (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 13 cup oil (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 1 13 cups water (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 (12 ounce) can evaporated skim milk
  • 1 (15 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 (8 ounce) containerprepared whipped topping

Directions

  1. Prepare cake mix as directed on the box.
  2. Pour cake batter into prepared 9 x 13 inch pan.
  3. Bake cake as directed.
  4. Cool cake.
  5. Poke holes in the cake (a drinking straw works well).
  6. Combine the 3 milks in a saucepan with the vanilla and heat almost until boiling.
  7. Distribute milk mixture evenly onto the cake.
  8. Refrigerate until thoroughly chilled (overnight is best).
  9. Prior to serving, cover the top of the cake with the prepared whipped topping.
  10. Sliced fruit or colored sprinkles/sugar can be added for a decorative touch.

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