Tres Leches Strata

Tres leches cake, the traditional Latin dessert that soaks cake in a creamy dairy mixture, becomes a breakfast-appropriate treat in this layered casserole. Crunchy, tart apples add a textural twist.

Casey Barber

Tres Leches Strata

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    Ingredients

    1 cup heavy cream 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
    1 cup sweetened condensed milk 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
    1 cup evaporated milk 1 pound Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
    2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 loaf challah, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices

    directions

    Prep: 30 min Total:
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    • 1

      Whisk the cream, condensed milk, and evaporated milk together in a large, wide bowl. Set aside.

    • 2

      Whisk the sugar, cinnamon and ginger together in a separate bowl, then toss the apples into the spiced sugar to coat evenly.

    • 3

      Dip the bread slices in the milk, then layer across the bottom of a 9-inch glass or ceramic baking dish. Add a layer of apples, then continue layering with soaked bread and apples to fill the casserole dish.

    • 4

      Cover the casserole with foil and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.

    • 5

      Preheat the oven to 350F.

    • 6

      Bake the covered casserole for about 40 minutes, then uncover and bake for 15-20 minutes more until the bread is puffed and golden brown. Serve immediately.

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