Carlota de Limón

What is Carlota de Limón?

Carlota de limón is a classic Mexican no-bake icebox cake. It’s made from layers of Maria cookies soaked in a creamy, sweet-tart mixture of sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk & lime juice.

Blend Ingredients

Combine the sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk, vanilla and salt in a blender.

Add To Loaf Pan

Add about 1/4 cup to the bottom of a lined loaf pan.

Add Cookies

Add a layer of Maria cookies.

Continue Layering

Repeat, adding layers of the milk mixture and cookies until you reach the top of the pan.

Chill Overnight

Place your carlota in the fridge to chill overnight.

Make the Topping

The next day, make the whipped cream topping.

DePan the Carlota

Lift the carlota out of the pan using the parchment paper.

Add Topping

Top with your whipped cream mixture and lime slices.

Dig In

Grab a slice and dig in!