Carlota de limón Recipe
If you’re planning on serving Mexican food on Cinco de Mayo (why Americans celebrate the Mexican battle of Pueblo on the 5th of May is a mystery, but we do, nonetheless), you’ll want to make this creamy dessert to offset the heavy main dishes.
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk
1 12 oz. can evaporated milk
1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice, 4-6 limes
2 teaspoons lime zest
4.9 ounce package Marias cookies
Lime zest, for garnish
- Place the cream cheese, sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk, lime juice, and lime zest in the blender and whizz until smooth.
- Spread about 1 cup of the mixture over the bottom of a 9" x 9" shallow baking dish.
- place a layer of cookies on top, breaking some in half to fit.
- Spread with a layer of filling; top with a layer of cookies, and repeat twice more making four layers, spreading the remaining filling over the top; sprinkle with some lime zest.
- Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least eight hours or overnight. To serve, cut into squares.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 232 Calories from Fat 82
Percent Total Calories From: Fat 35% Protein 11% Carb. 54%
Nutrient Amount per Serving
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 6 g
Cholesterol 30 mg
Sodium 172 mg
Total Carbohydrate 31 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 3 g
Protein 6 g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 8% Calcium 0% Iron 1%
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