Valentines day is coming up and all thoughts go to chocolate! As I'm trying to come up with more heart healthy recipes in the coming year....I tried this pudding that uses tofu, which is protein packed. For someone who likes her dark chocolate, this was actually very good! It's a firmer pudding, so a small amount is satisfying and stays well in the refrigerator for 4-5 days!
Chocolate (Tofu) Pudding
- 1 (16 oz) package firm tofu - "silken tofu" can be used also
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa - I used dark chocolate cocoa, but regular is fine
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 to 1/2 cup milk or soymilk - your preference, use soy if you want a vegan variation
In a blender, puree tofu, sugar, cocoa and vanilla until smooth, adding milk as needed for desired consistency and scraping down the sides to make a smooth, thick pudding.
Spoon into dessert glasses or individual graham cracker mini pie shells. Top with fruit or whipped cream, if desired.
Makes 6 servings
Recipe derived from Costco Magazine and modified.