Tres Leches Parfaits made with NILLA Wafers

Tres Leches Parfaits made with NILLA Wafers

Latin tradition meets all-American flavor with a triple-soaked cake made from NILLA Wafers. Whipped cream, fresh strawberries, salted caramel drizzle, and crunchy crumble made with NILLA Wafers combine to create the perfect parfait for any operation looking to tap into global taste trends.


12 servings, 10 oz. each

  • NILLA Cake
  • 16-1/2 oz. French Vanilla Cake Mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 8 oz. water
  • 2-3/4 oz. vegetable oil
  • 4-1/4 oz. NILLA Wafers, processed to fine crumbs

  • Streusel
  • 4 oz. butter, softened
  • 3-1/2 oz. NILLA Wafers, processed to fine crumbs
  • 3-1/4 oz. all-purpose flour
  • 2-1/4 oz. granulated sugar
  • 1-3/4 oz. brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon

  • NILLA Soak
  • 16-3/4 oz. milk
  • 14 oz. sweetened condensed milk
  • 12 oz. evaporated milk
  • 4-1/4 oz. NILLA Wafers
  • Assembly
  • 3 cups prepared whipped cream
  • 1-1/2 cups diced fresh strawberries
  • 3/4 cup caramel sauce

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories


  • Total fat

    40 g

  • Saturated fat

    19 g

  • Trans fat

    1 g

  • Cholesterol

    130 mg

  • Sodium

    580 mg

  • Carbohydrate

    98 g

  • Dietary fiber

    1 g

  • Sugars

    66 g

  • Added sugars

    55 g

  • Protein

    11 g

  • Vitamin A

    35 %DV

  • Vitamin C

    15 %DV

  • Calcium

    25 %DV

  • Iron

    15 %DV

  • Potassium

    8 %DV

  • Vitamin D

    10 %DV


NILLA Cake: Line 13x 9-inch cake pan with parchment paper. Spray with cooking spray. Beat ingredients with electric mixer fitted with paddle attachment on medium speed 2 min. or until well blended. Pour into prepared pan.

Bake in 350°F standard oven 25 to 30 min. or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven and cool completely in pan on wire rack. Set aside.

Streusel: Line sheet pan with parchment paper. Combine ingredients with electric mixer on low speed to desired crumb size. Spread mixture onto pan.

Bake in a 350°F oven 12 to 15 min. or until golden brown. Remove from oven and cool completely on pan. Set aside.

NILLA Soak: Blend ingredients in blender until smooth. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Assembly: For each serving, cut out a 3-oz. circle of NILLA Cake and place in serving glass. Top with 3-3/4 oz. NILLA Soak and let stand until absorbed. Garnish with 1/4 cup whipped cream, 2 Tbsp. strawberries, 2 Tbsp. caramel sauce and 1 Tbsp. Streusel.



  • For best quality, assemble each dessert to order.

  • Keep remaining cake and streusel for other uses i.e. cake balls, to top muffins and quick bread, etc.