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Chocolate Tres Leches cake

A yummy and super moist Tres Leches cake made with chocolate sponge and chocolate milk.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12
Author foodnessgracious


  • 1 chocolate sponge cake mix
  • 2 ¼ cups chocolate milk
  • 12 ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • 12 ounce can evaporated milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 3.5 ounce bar of dark chocolate


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Grease a 13 x 9 inch baking pan with butter or non stick spray.
  • Mix the chocolate cake ingredients together as per the directions and bake for 20-25 minutes.
  • Let the cake cool for 5 minutes before poking lots of holes in the sponge with a thin wooden skewer or similar type of kitchen tool
  • Whisk the chocolate milk, condensed milk, evaporated milk and vanilla together until combined.
  • Slowly pour the liquid over the sponge and transfer to the fridge overnight or for at least 8 hours.
  • After the milk has fully soaked in to the sponge, whip the heavy cream and sugar together until soft peaks are formed.
  • Spread the cream over the top of the chocolate sponge.
  • Use a grater or vegetable peeler to shave the chocolate bar, and sprinkle the chocolate on top of the whipped cream.
  • Cut into squares and serve.