When I saw the recipe for frozen mojito cakes, I knew I had to make them. A cross between key lime pie and a mojito, these individual cakes are everything you want in a summer dessert. They are sweet yet tart, cold but creamy, and downright delicious. The pretzel crust adds a salty flavor and crunchy texture. It's a scrumptious alternative to the classic graham cracker crust that I will definitely experiment with in the future. To get the ideal-for-entertaining recipe, keep reading.
2 sticks (8 ounces) butter Serves 12. *During this step, I stirred in a few drops of green food coloring.
3 cups salted pretzels, finely crushed
1 cup plus 6 tablespoons sugar
Two 8-ounce packages cream cheese, softened
Grated peel of 3 limes, plus 1/2 cup lime juice
2 tablespoons white rum
3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint, plus sprigs for garnish
2 cups heavy cream
2 sticks (8 ounces) butter
*During this step, I stirred in a few drops of green food coloring.