How to make a tofu dessert? 5 vegan recipes that have nothing to envy to classic cakes!

A perfect alternative to meat and dairy, tofu goes well with many different ingredients. A flagship product of vegan cuisine, it exists in different forms – smoked, soft, silky, firm, dry, etc. – to satisfy every taste and adapt to every recipe. In this context, this soy-based pasta is not only suitable for savory meals. It also finds its place in the preparation of desserts. Do not you believe it? The proof in 5 impressive tofu dessert recipes.

5 original recipes to make a delicious tofu dessert

dessert recipe with soft and silky vegan chocolate banana tofu

Turning tofu into a dessert is possible! But before you start, you need to know which variety to use. Soda, flavored, soft or smoked? Each type has its use! But as a general rule, firm tofu is used more in dishes, while silken tofu is used in cakes. Much appreciated in pastry, the latter is perfect as a substitute for dairy products and eggs in a vegan dessert. With a light and creamy texture, soft tofu combines milk, cream and butter to delight the lactose intolerant. Last but not least, it is low in calorie and low in fat, which is perfect for those on a diet. In short, it is THE product to choose to lighten your cakes and make them healthier! Here are 5 tips on how to cook tofu differently!

Quick and easy silk tofu brownie

Vegan Brownie Boiled Tofu Dessert Recipe

Ingredients needed:

  • 250 g of silken (or hard) tofu.
  • 1/4 cup sunflower oil
  • 1 cup of maple syrup
  • 1 C. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of kamut flour
  • 1 C. baking powder
  • 1/2 cup of cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 cup of dark chocolate chips

Preparation:

Start by preheating the oven to 180 ° C. Line a mold with baking paper. In a bowl, pour the tofu, oil, maple syrup and vanilla extract. Mix with a hand whisk until a smooth and homogeneous preparation is obtained. Then add the flour, baking powder and cocoa powder and mix well again. Add the chocolate chips, mix and pour the mixture into the bottom of the mold. Cook for 40 minutes. Taste!

Vegan ice cream with tofu, chocolate and peanut butter

Thermomix silk tofu dessert recipe

Ingrediants :

  • 350 g of silken tofu
  • 1/2 cup of cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup of peanut butter
  • 10-12 pitted dates
  • 3/4 cup non-dairy milk (oats, almonds, cashews, etc.)
  • 1 C. vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch of sea salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped peanuts
  • 100 g of dark chocolate
  • 1 C. coconut oil

Preparation:

Place the silken tofu, cocoa powder, peanut butter, dates, milk, vanilla extract, and sea salt in the food processor bowl, then blend until smooth. Taste and add an extra date or two, then blend again. Pour the mixture into the ice lolly molds. Sprinkle with chopped peanuts. Insert a wooden stick into each mold, then place your popsicles in the freezer for 4-5 hours. To make the chocolate topping, melt the chocolate and coconut oil in a double boiler. After 5 hours, remove the lollipops by passing the mussels under lukewarm water. Dip each lollipop in melted chocolate and quickly roll in chopped peanuts. Enjoy them or put them back in the freezer.

Vegan and light tiramisu

Vegan tiramisu silk tofu light dessert recipe

Ingrediants :

  • 200 g of cashews
  • 400 g of silken tofu
  • 250 g of vegan yogurt
  • 120 ml of coconut oil
  • 100 g of sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 250 g of speculoos
  • 200 ml of cold coffee
  • 1 C. Amaretto coffee
  • Cocoa powder

Preparation:

Pour the cashews into a bowl, cover them with very hot water and let them rest for 1 hour. Drain and pour into your blender with the following ingredients: tofu, yogurt, sugar and oil, vanilla. Mix until you get a smooth and homogeneous paste. Transfer it to another container and put it in the fridge for 30 minutes. Mix the Amaretto and the coffee, then dip a speculoos in them before placing it on the bottom of a plate. Continue until all the bottom is covered. Then cover the biscuits with the cashew cream and sprinkle with a little cocoa. Repeat the two operations until the plate is full. Finish by applying a layer of cream. Sprinkle with cocoa and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight. We assure you that this vegan tofu dessert has nothing to envy to the classic Italian cake!

Milk Free Chocolate Mousse – a quick and easy tofu dessert

Silky tofu and chocolate cream dessert recipe

Ingrediants :

  • 200 g of silken tofu
  • 70 g of dark chocolate chips
  • 1 C. coconut oil

Preparation:

Melt the chocolate in a double boiler or in the microwave. If it’s too thick, add a teaspoon of melted coconut oil. Mix the two ingredients and the tofu in the blender until you get a smooth and homogeneous consistency. Pour the mixture obtained into the yoghurt makers. Reserve your tofu dessert in the refrigerator for 4 hours or overnight. Decorate with fruit of your choice and enjoy your meal!

Vegan cheesecake with tofu, coconut and peach

dessert recipe tofu ginger almond coconut peach

Ingrediants :

  • 50 g of almond or coconut oil
  • 150 g of vegan shortcrust pastry
  • 400 g of soft tofu
  • 200 g of vegetable coconut milk
  • 90 g of sugar
  • 40 g of corn starch
  • 50 g of grated coconut
  • the zest of a lemon
  • 200 g of fresh or canned peaches

Preparation:

Melt the coconut oil and combine it with the shortbread biscuits in a food processor. Line the bottom of a hinged mold with the mixture obtained. Mix the tofu with the coconut milk, sugar, corn starch, lemon zest and coconut powder. Cut the peaches into small pieces and place them on the dough. Then pour the cream over the fruit. Bake at 150 ° C for 1 hour. Remove from the oven your vegan cheesecake and let it cool before turning it out. Enjoy cold.