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4.08 from 192 votes


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. 
Prep Time10 mins
Freeze Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: carlota, dessert, lemon, mexican dessert
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
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