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Tofu Chocolate Mousse

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Tofu Chocolate Mousse

Tofu Chocolate Mousse - Indulge without the guilt - as creamy as the classic, but a whole lot healthier

Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation
ready in 2 h. 30 min.
Ready in
Calories:
238
calories
Calories
0
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Ingredients

for
6
servings
4 ounces
Chocolate (at least 70% cocoa)
1
1
4 ounces
1 ½ pounds
1 ounce
4 tablespoons
Coffee liqueur (or 3 tablespoons chilled espresso)
2
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Small pot, 2 heatproof Bowls, 1 Small bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Fine grater, 1 Hand mixer, 1 deep bowl

Preparation steps

1.
Tofu Chocolate Mousse preparation step 1

Coarsely chop the chocolate. 

2.
Tofu Chocolate Mousse preparation step 2

Place the chocolate in a bowl and melt over a pot of hot (not boiling) water.  

3.
Tofu Chocolate Mousse preparation step 3

Rinse the orange in hot water, wipe dry and finely grate zest. (Reserve orange for another use.)

4.
Tofu Chocolate Mousse preparation step 4

Halve vanilla bean lengthwise and scrape out the seeds with a sharp knife. Mix with the sugar.

5.
Tofu Chocolate Mousse preparation step 5

Using a food processor or hand mixer, blend the tofu, cocoa powder, orange zest, vanilla sugar and coffee liqueur until creamy.  

6.
Tofu Chocolate Mousse preparation step 6

Mix in the melted chocolate and blend until smooth.

7.
Tofu Chocolate Mousse preparation step 7

Separate the eggs and put whites in a clean bowl. (Reserve yolks for another use.) Add a pinch of salt to whites and beat until soft peaks. 

8.
Tofu Chocolate Mousse preparation step 8

Gently fold beaten whites into the tofu mixture.  Divide mousse among individual glasses and refrigerate until chilled, about 2 hours, before serving.

Health information

Exact nutritional values of this recipe  
Nutritions
1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie238 kcal(11 %)
Protein11 g(11 %)
Fat8 g(7 %)
Carbohydrates27 g(18 %)
Sugar added17 g(68 %)
Roughage5.5 g(18 %)
Vitamin A0 mg(0 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E0.6 mg(5 %)
Vitamin B₁0 mg(0 %)
Vitamin B₂0.1 mg(9 %)
Niacin3.2 mg(27 %)
Vitamin B₆0.1 mg(7 %)
Folate59 μg(20 %)
Pantothenic acid0.4 mg(7 %)
Biotin9.3 μg(21 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin C0 mg(0 %)
Potassium595 mg(15 %)
Calcium138 mg(14 %)
Magnesium104 mg(35 %)
Iron3.4 mg(23 %)
Iodine2.1 μg(1 %)
Zinc1.1 mg(14 %)
Saturated fatty acids3.3 g
Uric acid52 mg
Cholesterol0 mg
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