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Glass filled with warm vanilla tres leches milk drink. Topped with whipped cream and a cherry.
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5 from 3 votes

Warm Vanilla Tres Leches Drink

A warm inviting tres leches drink. Perfect drink for a cold day. A fun and EASY to make alternative to eggnog this Christmas!
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: drink
Cuisine: American, Mexican, Tex Mex
Servings: 6
Calories: 406kcal
Author: Serene


  • 1 (14 ounce can) sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups half and half
  • cups milk
  • 1 vanilla bean

Homemade Whipped Cream

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp powdered sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract

Optional Toppings

  • 6 maraschino cherries


  • 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.
  • Heat over medium heat until just simmering.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool for a few minutes, remove the vanilla bean prior to pouring into glasses.

Whipped Cream

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



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