Natural Vanilla Carlota

Breyers® Natural Vanilla Carlota

Natural Vanilla Carlota Recipe

This Natural Vanilla Carlota is a simple and classic Mexican dessert that is both easy and delicious!

Prep time

15 min

Chill time

8 h


10 servings


  • 60 vanilla wafer cookies, divided
  • 1 container (1.5 qt.) Breyers® Natural Vanilla Ice Cream
  • 1 tsp. grated lime peel, divided
  • 1 lime, thinly sliced


  • Line a 9-inch springform pan with parchment paper. Carefully place 14 cookies around the sides of the pan and 14 cookies on the bottom of the pan.

  • Spoon Breyers® Natural Vanilla Ice Cream into a large saucepan and melt over low heat. Stir in ½ teaspoon lime peel. Pour 1 cup over the cookies on the bottom of the pan. Place the pan in the freezer for 30 minutes to firm up.

  • Layer 12 more cookies in pan, then pour 1 cup of Ice Cream mixture over cookies. Continue alternating between a layer of 12 cookies and 1 cup Ice Cream mixture until done, ending with the Ice Cream mixture. Freeze overnight.

  • Remove from freezer. Remove from pan; top with lime slices and sprinkle with remaining ½ teaspoon lime peel. Cut and serve immediately.