Milk and grated coconut: here’s what I prepare with these 2 ingredients | Everyone asks me to make it again, it only has 100 Kcal!

The recipe for the traditional Austrian cake is a real gem, so much so that once it’s finished (and believe me, it will be finished very quickly) you’ll be asked to make it again almost immediately.

That’s because it’s a very smooth and delicious dessert that will drive everyone crazy. It’s easy to make; all you need is milk and cornstarch, two easy-to-find ingredients you probably already have in your pantry, along with a sweetener (or sugar) and shredded coconut.

This cake is made with only 4 ingredients: no butter, no oil, no milk and no eggs. Plus, there’s no need for an oven, as it can be made on the stove top in just a few minutes, then chilled in the refrigerator for about an hour.

It’s a wonderfully refreshing dessert, perfect for the hot and humid weather, that just melts on your tongue. Kids love it. So, without further ado, let’s dive into the step-by-step process of making this classic Austrian delicacy!

An old Austrian cake recipe: a delicious cold coconut cake that just melts in your mouth.

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  • Preparation time: 10 mins
  • Cooking time: 10 mins
  • Chill time: 1 hour
  • Total time: Approximately 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Servings: 6
  • Calories: 100 per slice


  • 600 ml milk
  • 60g cornstarch
  • 25g stevia sweetener (or alternatively 50g regular sugar)
  • Just enough grated coconut


  1. Start by pouring the milk into a saucepan. Add the stevia sweetener (or sugar) and the cornstarch and whisk to combine.
  2. Turn on the heat and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens.
  3. Grease a 16 cm round glass mold, pour in the mixture and cover with transparent foil.
  4. Leave to cool in the refrigerator for 1 hour, then turn the cake upside down on a plate, sprinkle with coconut and serve in slices.

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