Plant-Based Chocolate Caramel Tofu Mousse Recipe

Chocolate should be available to all, regardless of diet. Mousse is a decadent chocolate dessert that can be veganized with super-soft tofu. Desserts and smoothies use silken tofu because its creamy texture blends well. 

1 (10-ounce) block silken tofu, drained 2 teaspoons Dutch-process cocoa powder 1 tablespoon granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 ounces 70% dark chocolate, melted ½ cup coconut cream 3 tablespoons brown sugar ½ teaspoon cornstarch



Blend tofu, cocoa powder, sugar, vanilla, and melted chocolate. Smoothly blend and set aside.

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Mix coconut cream, brown sugar, and cornstarch in a small saucepan. Stir constantly over medium heat until foamy. 

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Cook, stirring, until thick and smooth, 5 minutes on medium-low heat. Reserving 1 tablespoon coconut caramel for topping, swirl the rest into the tofu. 

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Refrigerate mousse in ramekins or jars for at least an hour to set.Add Maldon salt and reserved caramel to serve.

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