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Rich Chocolate Mousse

As a last-minute option, this all-purpose chocolate dessert can’t be beat. The mousse is ready to eat in about 10 minutes, and no one will guess it’s made with tofu.

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As a last-minute option, this all-purpose chocolate dessert can’t be beat. The mousse is ready to eat in about 10 minutes, and no one will guess it’s made with tofu.

Servings
8

Ingredients

  • 7 oz. bittersweet or dark chocolate, broken into pieces
  • 3 Tbs. vegetable oil
  • 24 oz. soft silken tofu, drained
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 Tbs. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp. salt

Preparation

1  Place chocolate and oil in microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on medium power 2 to 3 minutes, or until melted.

2  Place tofu in food processor, and blend 1 minute, or until completely smooth and creamy. Add brown sugar, melted chocolate, cocoa powder, vanilla, and salt, and blend 1 minute more, scraping down sides until mousse is thick and smooth. Transfer to serving bowl. Chill, if desired.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 279
  • Carbohydrate Content 28 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 8 g
  • Fiber Content 4 g
  • Protein Content 8 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 6.5 g
  • Sodium Content 64 mg
  • Sugar Content 21 g