Coconut Tres Leches Waffles

11 Jun

Who doesn’t love coconut?

I made some tres leches cupcakes for my darling friend Anna the other day and had left over tres leches sauce. They came out pretty wonderfully:

I decided it would be best to use the leftovers for waffles the next morning. So I did. Hope you enjoy!

You’ll need…


  •  1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 t baking powder
  • 1 t baking soda
  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 T sugar
  • 1 t salt
  • 1 t vanilla
  • 1 egg if necessary

for THE {Coconut Cream} SAUCE:

  • 2 T heavy cream
  • 2 T condensed milk
  • 2 T evaporated milk
  • 2 t coconut milk
  • 1/4 – 1/3 cup yogurt


  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut, toasted


  1. Preheat an oven or toaster oven at 350*F for coconut.
  2. Preheat your waffle griddle or turn it on to get ready.
  3. Whisk egg, heavy cream, evaporated, condensed, and coconut milks, and vanilla in a bowl.
  4. Add remaining dry ingredients for waffles and mix well.
  5. Follow waffle griddle instructions to make your waffles.
  6. When oven is preheated, pop your shredded coconut spread out on a tray into the oven for 5 minutes.
  7. In a separate bowl, whisk all sauce ingredients together.
  8. Serve waffle with creamy yogurt sauce and top with shredded coconut, enjoy!

One Response to “Coconut Tres Leches Waffles”

  1. Aunt R June 12, 2012 at 11:48 pm #

    Sweetness, these sound yummy. Reminds me of the banana macadamia nut pancakes with coconut syrup that we had in Hawai’i

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