Glass filled with warm vanilla tres leches milk drink. Topped with whipped cream and a cherry.

Warm Vanilla Tres Leches Drink

  • Author: Serene
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 12 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: drink
  • Method: stovetop
  • Cuisine: American, Tex Mex, Mexican,


A warm inviting tres leches drink. Perfect drink for a cold day. A fun and EASY to make alternative to eggnog this Christmas!



  • 1 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 1 and 1/2 cup milk (I used 2%)
  • 1 vanilla bean

Whipped Cream

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Optional Topping

  • 6 maraschino cherries


  1. Combine the sweetened condensed milk, half and half and milk of choice into a medium size saucepan. Cut the vanilla bean in half and scrape the inside. Place both the vanilla bean caviar and the bean into the milk mixture.
  2. Heat over medium heat until just simmering.
  3. Remove from heat and allow to cool for a few minutes, remove the vanilla bean prior to pouring into glasses.

Whipped Cream

  1. Pour the heavy cream into mixing bowl and beat over medium speed until cream starts to thicken.
  2. Add in the powdered sugar and vanilla extract.
  3. Continue to beat over medium to high speed until cream is thick and forming into stiff peaks.
  4. Pipe onto tres leches drink. Serve the drink warm. Enjoy!


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 406
  • Sugar: 55 g
  • Fat: 16 g
  • Carbohydrates: 55 g
  • Protein: 11 g
  • Cholesterol: 61 mg

Keywords: warm vanilla bean steamer, tres leches drink,