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Instant Vegan Mocha Mousse Pie
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Instant Vegan Mocha Mousse Pie

To complete my tofu kick this week, I thought I'd share a recipe inspired by a vegetarian cooking class I took five years ago.  Until then, I truly had no clue how delicious and non-depriving vegan and vegetarian cooking could be!  That class opened my eyes and caused my tongue to do a little dance. 

This pie is made of our versatile friend tofu, and has a creamy-dreamy-decadence that will easily fool you as well as the masses. 

Try this one on company without telling them it's vegan.  You will be amazed by their surprised and happy reactions!


Instant Vegan Mocha Mousse Pie

1 1/4 pound Silken Tofu

3/4 cup vegan Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips

1 tbsp Powdered Sugar (or other sweetener)

1 tsp- 1 tbsp Instant Coffee Granules (depending on how strong you like it)

1 tsp Vanilla Extract

1 pre-made Vegan Chocolate Cookie Pie Shell

1/3 cup Crushed Hazelnuts (optional)

1/3 cup Vegan Whipped Cream or Whipped Coconut Milk (optional)


Place tofu and sugar/sweetener in a blender or food processor and puree until smooth. 

Melt chocolate slowly in ten second intervals in a microwave, or in a glass bowl over a pot of hot water on the stove top, stirring occasionally.  Be sure chocolate does not get too hot. 

Add vanilla and coffee granules to chocolate and pour into blender with tofu.  Blend very well then pour mixture into chocolate pie shell.  Chill thoroughly in fridge before serving. 

*Garnish with vegan whippy and/or crushed hazelnuts as desired. 

Voila!  Instant Vegan Mocha Mousse Pie.  Just the right amount of naughty and nice.


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  1. Virtually Homemade
    Virtually Homemade
    Looks good. Vote #1.
  2. Virtually Homemade
    Virtually Homemade
    Oops ran out of votes. I will tomorrow :)
  3. Carolyn
    Oh wow Buddhas Delight, this would be delicious now! Vote #1!
  4. Virtually Homemade
    Virtually Homemade
    Voted :)
  5. BuddhasDelight
    lol, carolyn! thank you and virtually homemade for you votes. carolyn, btw- am loving all the organic gardening tips! just about to move into a place with an acre of land! very excited about all the veggie possibilities! :)
  6. Roopam
    how cool is that...mousse out of tofu...I never thought of that...great...voted!
  7. SnakeWitch
    You can bet I want to try this one! Voted!
  8. Fifi Leigh
    Fifi Leigh
    it sounds good. i often like to give non-vegetarians that i know some vegan food to see if they notice.
    1. BuddhasDelight
      exactly! it is fun to see the reaction. :)
  9. Katapoet
    Looks very good. Voted!


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