This “Amazing” Trader Joe’s Cake Is Back for a Limited Time (Hurry, Before It’s Gone!)

published May 26, 2024
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Whether you are a seasoned Trader Joe’s shopper or entering the store for the first time, there is little more exciting about a trip to Trader Joe’s than taking a stroll down the frozen dessert aisle. In fact, it can be virtually impossible to choose from the wide assortment of fun and exciting treats, but that choice becomes 10 times easier when a seasonal favorite is back in stock for a limited time. For fans of the Trader Joe’s Tres Leches cake, the time to hit the frozen dessert aisle is now.

Trader Joe’s shoppers can delight in the return of the Tres Leches Cake, which is back for a limited time only. The Latin American-inspired dessert comes frozen and defrosts in just a few hours when left to rest at room temperature or overnight in the refrigerator. According to the package, the cake is supposed to serve four, so for larger gatherings you might want to consider grabbing two.

Just like the Tres Leches cakes of North, Central, and South America, the Trader Joe’s version is soaked in three kinds of milk — heavy cream, evaporated milk, and sweetened condensed milk — and topped with a hearty layer of whipped cream. The result is a soft, sweet cake that is perfect as an after-dinner treat or an afternoon snack. What is really fun about this particular dessert is that it’s sort of like a blank canvas — you can serve it topped with cinnamon, fresh fruit, or extra whipped cream.

If you are a frequent Trader Joe’s shopper, you already know that not every product is a permanent fixture on store shelves. The Tres Leches cake is a returning favorite, but it’s only available in the frozen dessert aisle for a limited time. Fans of this seasonal must-have dessert should head to Trader Joe’s before they’re gone for good. At just $8. each it might even be smart to pick up more than one.