Everyday Recipes

La Lechera Citrus Dessert

La Lechera Citrus Dessert
Level
Easy
Prep
15 minutes
Servings
9 servings
  • Kid friendly and fun to make, La Lechera Citrus Dessert has delicious sweet and tangy flavors. Doesn’t require heating and perfect for the little ones to help prepare. Great for a surprise for mom!

Key Ingredients

Condensed Milk
Sweetened Condensed Milk 14 oz Can
14 oz. Can
Ingredients

Make It

Step 1

Mix sweetened condensed milk, lemon juice, orange juice and orange peel in medium bowl; set aside.

Step 2

Layer one Maria cookie in each of 9 dessert cups. Evenly spread 1/3 cup La Lechera citrus mixture over the 9 cookies. Repeat process four more times with cookies and La Lechera citrus mixture, finishing with layer of La Lechera citrus mixture.

Step 3

Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or until cookies are soft. Garnish each cup with orange triangles and mint. Serve immediately.

Step 4

Variation: Can also be prepared in a baking dish. Layer bottom of 8-inch-square baking dish with 9 Maria cookies. Top with 1/3 cup La Lechera citrus mixture. Repeat process four more times finishing with a layer of La Lechera citrus mixture.

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