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Pastel de limon

Pastel de limon

This recipe makes two high 10x12 casserole dishes filled to the top.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 24
Author Valerie Lugonja via Chef Hugo Raya


  • 1 1/2 boxes of Maria cookies (biscuit type cookie)
  • 3 can of sweetened condensed milk
  • 700 g of whole milk
  • 15 medium limes , juiced
  • mint for garnish


  1. Combine sweetened condensed milk and freshly squeezed lime juice; blend, and add whole milk until desired consistency is achieved (about 700g)
  2. Layer casserole or spring form cake pan with cookies, filling all spaces; pour layer of filling over layer of cookies repeating three to four times, or until ingredients are used and the top layer of cookies is completely covered with cream
  3. Grate lime zest on top, for garnish
  4. Set in fridge for 4 hours; slice and serve garnished with fresh mint and fruit salad