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Can a Tres Leche Cake be layered?

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I'm getting ready to make my first Tres Leche cake for a special friends birthday this weekend and I'm wondering if it can be layered and filled? She has requested this cake with fresh strawberries and I want to put the strawberries inside the cake so that I can decorate the top of the cake.

Thanks for your time!
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post #2 of 7
EvArt, you may want to bake two layers instead of torte, but you will be fine. Just be sure to support the cake as you lower it onto the filling. Use a cake board the same size and scoot or use a cake mover with the board.
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One method I am yet to try:

Bake in two pans. Follow your usual cooling process. Return to pans. Pour milks. Refrigerate 6hrs or overnight. Place parchment on board/plate. Place first layer. Fill. Place second layer. Ice.
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post #4 of 7
Yes, try as SCP said, to do two layers instead of torting. You can do something like what's shown here to put it together.

http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/cake-tins/

Or you can help yourself with an adjustable pastry ring, like this one.

http://www.amazon.com/Kaiser-Bakeware-Patisserie-4-Inch-Setting/dp/B0009JKE7Q/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top
post #5 of 7
what kind of icing can you use to cover the cake so the leches does not leak out?
post #6 of 7
http://www.tablespoon.com/recipes/eggnog-tres-leches-cake-recipe/1/

this may be helpful!! I am making a tres leches for my husband for this saturday, and I will use Italian merengue buttercream...
post #7 of 7
Chocolate ganache.
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