This simple no-cook vegan dessert recipe can be whipped up in a matter of minutes and will satisfy even the most discerning sweet tooth!
It was the "go to" snack for my children when they were young -- and it remains to be a family favorite! Need I say more? And yes, this vegan dessert tastes as rich as velvety French mousse.
Layne's Velvety Vegan Chocolate Tofu Mousse Recipe
Choose organic ingredients when available:
- 1 banana, broken into chunks
- 12 ounces firm tofu, silken preferred
- 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
- 2 tablespoons black strap molasses
- 5 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- 3 tablespoons organic soymilk
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
In a blender, combine all ingredients, cover and puree until smooth. Pour into individual ramekins and refrigerate for at least one hour before serving.
Nutrition facts per serving (163 grams): 188 calories, 4.8 grams fat, 23 milligrams sodium, 33.4 grams carbohydrate, 3.9 grams dietary fiber, 9 grams protein, 22% daily value for calcium, 18% daily value for iron.
This recipe is adapted from my award winning lifestyle and cook book Beyond The Mediterranean Diet: European Secrets Of The Super-Healthy, by Layne Lieberman, MS, RD, CDN.