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Tofu Chocolate Mousse


This smooth, chocolately dessert is made with silken tofu, which is usually sold in vacuum-packed, shelf-stable containers in the Asian-food section of grocery stores.

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  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, April 2004


  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 container (12 ounces) room-temperature silken tofu
  • 1/2 cup warmed milk
  • 1 ounce finely chopped chocolate, or another 2 tablespoons chocolate chips


  1. Microwave chocolate chips in 30-second increments, stirring each time, until melted.

  2. In a food processor, puree melted chocolate with silken tofu (soft or firm) and warmed milk until smooth. Force mixture through a sieve into a medium bowl, pressing with a spoon.

  3. Scoop mixture into four serving dishes, and refrigerate until chilled, about 30 minutes. Garnish desserts with finely chopped chocolate or chocolate chips, if desired.

Cook's Notes

Unopened, silken tofu will keep at room temperature for up to eight months.

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