No-bake vanilla and coconut cake

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This no-bake vanilla cake is easy and quick to prepare. The friable cookies become soft and melt-in-your-mouth thanks to the cream made of milk, vanilla and butter. A layer of cherry or raspberry marmalade gives it a sour twist. This no-bake cake is cover with toasted shredded coconut and have some raspeberries for a fresh and yummy decoration.

No-bake vanilla and coconut cake

No-bake vanilla and coconut cake with vanilla cream, butter cookies and marmalade.
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Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course sweets and desserts
Cuisine vegetarian
Servings 1 20 x 30 cm baking pan
Calories 432 kcal


  • 80 g soft butter me unsulted butter by Lurpak
  • 550 ml milk
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 85 g white sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 tbsp corn starch
  • 1 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 340 g petit butter cookies or other flat butter cookies
  • 150 g cherry or raspberry marmalade
  • 80 g shredded coconut


Instruction: No-bake vanilla and coconut cake

  • Pour all the milk except a half glass in a pot. Split the vanilla bean in half and extract the seeds. Add the vanilla and sugar into the milk in the pan and stir. Meanwhile add egg yolks and corn starch into the milk that you have put aside and mix well until there are no visible traces of flour.
  • Turn the heat on and as soon as the milk in a pot reaches a boiling point add the previously prepeared mixture and stir. Bring everything back to a boil and cook for another minute while continuing to stir. Cover the cream with a layer of plastic wrap and set aside until it becomes completely cold.
  • Whip the butter with electric mixer until it becomes light and frothy then gradually add the prepared cream and put aside.
  • In a non-stick pan toast the coconut shreds on a low heat until they become crisp and golden.
  • Spread the bottom of a pan (20 x 30 cm) with some butter and cover the pan with baking paper. Lay a layer of cookies and add the first dose of milk and butter cream. Cover with another layer of cookies but his time add a thin layer of sour cherry or raspberry jmarmalade. Alternate with another layer of cookies, cream and cookies. Add the last dose of cream but this time cover everything with the toasted coconut.
  • Put everything in the refrigerator for a couple of hours to soften the cookies. Serve decorated with a few pieces of fresh raspberry.


3 hours waiting time.
The nutritional values are generated automatically for indicative purposes only and are therefore not completely accurate.


Serving: 1cakeCalories: 432kcal
Keyword coconut, cookie cake, easy cake, no-bake cake, raspberries, vanilla
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Store in the fridge.

lot of love. B.

p.s. If you are looking for another no-bake cake with cookies how about my No-bake citrus cake.

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