It seems like I’ve fallen off the face of the earth, right. On the rare year when I stay home for the summer, I seem to have neglected my readers. Far be it from the truth. Let me give you these Easy “Tres Leches” Popsicles as a peace offering, and explain where I’ve been:
I have spent several weeks working very hard on the blogs, you may have noticed some small design changes, but trust me, the changes behind are anything but small. Behind the curtains A LOT has changed, and the technical work to keep things running smoothly has been pretty grueling.
It had been a long time coming. Regular maintenance of the machinery that runs the blog was just not enough anymore, but the lack of a budget to fix it meant that I kept postponing it, until things broke. For a while the mobile version wasn’t working and I just had to bite the bullet. In the end I did all the work myself, because… NO MONEY! and because I also think it takes me as long to explain what I want to somebody else than it takes me to do the work myself.
I am pretty happy with the results, though I haven’t finished, so you may notice things moving around a bit later on.
The biggest changes you’ll notice is that the search box is now at the top of the page, so you won’t miss it. It’s the same in all platforms (mobile, table, desktop). Another thing I fixed was that many of the recipes couldn’t be printed, which required fixing the recipes one by one, not an easy task with 14 years worth of content. It is now fixed, if you find a recipe you can’t print, please let me know. I have also gone through all the recipes adding measurements in both metric and imperial, where they didn’t already have box, so my readers on both side of the Atlantic can follow the recipes better. A few grammar and spelling mistakes were also fixed.
And before summer ends, ONE MORE POPSICLE!
These are amazing, just like the Tres Leches Cake, although I thought to call these “Two Leches”, as they only contain two types of milk. I also did not use cake for two reasons, first because the cake got very mushy and unpalatable in my first tests. The second reason is because, I figured, my readers would appreciate something simpler that they could make with the kids to say goodbye to summer and vacation. I used ladyfingers instead, and it worked fantastically. I hope you like them as much as my kid and I did.
And back to the new design… Did you even notice?
- 6 ladyfingers
- 2 strawberries or cherries , sliced (optional)
- 1 cup of evaporated milk , chilled
- 6 tablespoons of condensed milk , chilled
- 1 tablespoon of clear vanilla extract
Cut the ladyfingers into smaller pieces (about 3/4" [2 cm] each). Distribute among 4 popsicle molds. Add the fruit slices to the molds too.
Mix evaporated and condensed milk and vanilla. Pour into the molds and freeze.