Carlota de limon is a deliciously decadent key lime ice box cake layered with Maria cookies and a sweet-tart lime custard cream.
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Carlota de Limon

Carlota de limon is a deliciously decadent key lime ice box cake layered with Maria cookies and a sweet-tart lime custard cream.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword carlota de limom, icebox cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 234kcal
Author Dora S.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 oz). Silken tofu (soft)
  • 1/3 cup Almond Milk, unsweetened
  • 1 cup Sugar, or your favorite sweetener
  • 1/3 cup Key lime juice, fresh
  • 2 packs (sleeves) Vegan Maria cookies
  • 1 pint Strawberries

Instructions

  • Place tofu, sugar, and almond milk in the blender. Turn blender on low setting and add in lime juice gradually, until the mixture thickens and coats the back of a spoon.
  • Line the bottom of an 8×8 glass baking dish with parchment paper, add a of lime cream and cover it with a layer of cookies and pour some of the lime cream mixture on top; enough to cover them but not drown them.
  • Repeat this process by adding another layer of cookies and then covering it with the lime cream, repeat until all the lime cream mixture and cookies have been used up.
  • DO NOT PRESS DOWN on the cookies. You want a good layer of lime cream in between the cookies and pressing them down with push the lime cream to the sides.
  • Place cake in refrigerator for at least 4 hours or until it has set.
  • Invert the baking dish unto a plate. Carefully peel off the parchment. Decorate with strawberries or the fruit of your choice.
  • Cut and serve cold.

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Notes

If you want to substitute the sugar for agave or maple syrup omit the almond milk. You can use graham crackers if you can’t find vegan maria cookies

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 234kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 102mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 37.8mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 0.2mg