Layering sponge, custard and meringue to absolute perfection, torta de tres leches is arguably one of South America's greatest exports. From Venezuela to Argentina, family recipes are passed down from generation to generation.
For these cooler months, sticky cinnamon pecan rolls (from Bake Class, Murdoch Press) will be the ideal straight out of the oven treat. Best eaten the day they’re made but leftovers won’t generally be an issue!
A wonderful combination of the rich, moist Latin American sponge cake soaked in ‘three milks’ and the classic Australian lamington, this version also has the added bonus of caramel. The humble lamington will never be the same!
Package them up into a tin box and wrap around some pretty ribbon and voila! You have a homemade hostess gift. You will need a candy thermometer for this recipe; you can buy them at good kitchenware stores.