Layered Citrus Dessert

25  Ratings
  • 20 min prep
  • 12 hr 20 min total
  • Makes 10 servings.

Each mouthwatering layer is infused with lemony goodness, including the flavorful yellow of the rind. Gently grate to get the good stuff.

Layered Citrus Dessert Recipe


  • 1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 can (12 oz.) evaporated milk
  •  Zest of 1 large lemon
  • 7 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 12 HONEY MAID Honey Grahams, broken in half (24 squares)
  • 1 cup thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping


  • Combine  milks in small bowl. Add lemon juice, 1 Tbsp. at a time, whisking after each addition until well blended. (Mixture will become thick.) Stir in zest.
  • Arrange  6 graham squares on bottom of 9x5-inch loaf pan, trimming if necessary to make snug fit; cover with 1 cup milk mixture, spreading to completely cover grahams. Repeat layers twice. Cover with remaining grahams.
  • Refrigerate  overnight. Unmold onto plate just before serving. Spread COOL WHIP over top of dessert.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseEnjoy your favorite foods while keeping portion size in mind.

How to Easily Unmold DessertFor easy unmolding of dessert, line empty pan with plastic wrap before using to prepare dessert.

Food FactsYou will need about 2 large lemons to get enough juice for this recipe. After zesting 1 lemon, roll both lemons firmly on countertop so you can get the most juice from them.


Nutrition Information

Makes 10 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 280 
    • Total fat 9 g
    • Saturated fat 6 g
    • Cholesterol 25 mg
    • Sodium 200 mg
    • Carbohydrate 42 g
    • Dietary fiber 1 g
    • Total sugars 31 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 7 g
    • Vitamin A 4 %DV
    • Vitamin C 10 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 20 %DV
    • Iron 4 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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