Charlotte is usually a sophisticated dessert. This Mexican variation is a simplified, easy variation.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
additional:
6 hrs
total:
6 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
16 servings
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine evaporated milk, condensed milk, and lemon juice in a bowl; whisk until mixture is thick and smooth.

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  • Line a glass bowl or trifle dish with Maria cookies and cover them with a generous layer of the milk mixture. Add another layer of biscuits and milk. Continue the layering, ending with a layer of the milk mixture.

  • Refrigerate for at least 6 hours, but better if overnight. Remove from the fridge just before serving.

Nutrition Facts

328 calories; protein 9g; carbohydrates 51g; fat 10.5g; cholesterol 32.4mg; sodium 183.3mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews

Rating: 3 stars
04/02/2021
After letting it sit in the fridge overnight, it still hadn't set--never got thick enough to absorb the galletas. I'm going to try it again, because it was tasty, even though it was soup, and not cake. I have looked at other recipes, one called or cream cheese and mixing it in the blender. Maybe it will thicken better then. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/26/2021
Just a comment about the name. I live in Mexico and can not find sweetened condensed milk or evaporated milk so titling this Mexican lemon icebox cake just made me smile and think of US. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/20/2021
Easy and utterly fantastic! You must try this recipe, at least, once in your life!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/07/2021
Very light and easy, would be a wonderful late spring - summer dessert because there is no baking in the oven. I made exactly as the recipe said. In the future I will top with fruit, probably some kind of berry . . . Raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, huckleberries, etc. Read More