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In the Top 10 Questions, you directed Connie to the website to get the recipe for the "Quatro Leches Cake." I was curious, so I went into the website to read the recipe. I was fine until I got to the last paragraph of the recipe about assembling the cake. Do I understand from these instructions that buttercream icing is spread on top of the cakes that have had milk poured on them? How in the world did they accomplish this?

Judy Cannon - from Mishawaka, IN

Yes, that is correct. The cake layers are soaked with the milk mixture overnight and most of the milk is absorbed into the cake layers, so filling and icing the layers with buttercream is not a problem. It's important to soak the layers overnight though, so that all of the milk gets soaked into the cake.


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