Limber de Cheesecake Recipe

Rebekah Garcia Kalinowski | Kitchen Gidget

Limber de Cheesecake from Puerto Rico is like cheesecake filling in popsicle form! Beat the heat with this creamy frozen treat!

In Puerto Rico this frozen treat is known as “limber.” It’s a cross between an Italian ice and a popsicle. Limbers come in all different flavors from Limber de Nutella to various tropical fruits.

Limber de Cheesecake Photo

Today I’m sharing this recipe for limber de cheesecake. It’s based on my Flan de Queso recipe which is a delicious cross between flan and cheesecake.

This is the perfect dessert on a hot summer day! Best of all, they’re made in cups – no special popsicle molds are needed.

Limber de Cheesecake Picture

The ingredients are simple:

  • Cream cheese
  • Sweetened condensed milk
  • Milk
  • Vanilla

If you don’t have sweetened condensed milk you can use regular or evaporated milk plus white sugar to sweeten. Start off with ½ cup and add to taste until desired sweetness is achieved.

I prefer the condensed milk since it gives it a thicker, creamy texture. Regular milk will have an icier texture.

Limber de Cheesecake Image

The ingredients are combined in a blender until smooth, then poured into cups of your desired size. I like using 5 ounce cups. It’s the perfect single serving. Do not fill all the way to the top since liquids expand when frozen.

Tip: place the cups on a cookie sheet which provides a flat surface and makes it easy to transfer to the freezer.

Freeze until solid through and through. This will take about 4 hours, but I usually go overnight just to be sure.

Limber de Cheesecake Pic

When ready to eat, gently squeeze the bottom of the cup so the frozen limber pops up.

Flip the limber over and place it upside in the cup.

Now the cup is like an ice cream cone or a push pop and you can eat it without a spoon.

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Limber de Cheesecake Recipe

    7 Servings


  • 1 8 ounce package Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 14 ounce can Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 2 teaspoons Pure Vanilla Extract


  1. Add all the ingredient to a blender and blend on high until smooth.
  2. Pour into 5 or 9 ounce plastic cups and freeze until solid, preferably overnight.
  3. To eat, squeeze the bottom of cup to pop out the limber and turn it upside down in the cup. Then eat like a push pop.



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Recipe Yields:
7 4-ounce pops
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Author: Rebekah Garcia Kalinowski
Recipe Yields: 7 4-ounce pops
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 245 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 pop
Servings Per Recipe 7

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 87
Calories 380

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g
  Saturated Fat 11g
Sodium 208mg
Total Carbohydrate 42g
  Dietary Fiber 0g
  Sugars 42g
Protein 9g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Rebekah Garcia Kalinowski

About Rebekah

Rebekah is the blogger behind Kitchen Gidget, an all-encompassing food blog dedicated to her Midwestern roots and Hispanic heritage. She adores cheese (who doesn't?!), so we asked her to be our Cheese fanatic. Time to get excited!

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