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Mexican Dessert Recipes


This Lemon Carlota recipe is a simple, delicious Mexican Dessert that looks pretty and will please even the pickiest of eaters. Keep reading to learn how to make it. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword carlota, dessert, lemon, mexican dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Freeze Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings 16 2x2 inch squares
Calories 324kcal


  • Juice from 5 Lemons
  • 1 Can of Evaporated Milk 12 oz
  • 1 Can of Sweetened Condensed Milk 14 oz
  • 2 Packages of Marias cookies.


  • Blend the two types of milk together with the lemon juice and set aside.
  • In an 8x8 glass baking dish, put one layer of cookies along the bottom, covering the entire bottom of the pan.
  • Cover the first layer with part of the sweet sauce
  • Repeat until the cookies are gone, finishing with a final layer of sweet sauce.
  • Freeze for at least 2 hours and serve!


Serving: 12x2 inch square | Calories: 324kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 24mg | Potassium: 113mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 18.3mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 0.3mg