I have made this several times before, but somehow today I messed up the texture. I got a bit carried away with the electric whisk..
This concept is genius. Chocolate mousse with very few ingredients, very little effort, and to top it all off, it’s almost healthy. Normally chocolate mousse is full of both eggs and dairy, but that is easily replaced in one fell swoop by silken tofu. And with this much chocolate, even the most ardent tofu hater won’t be able to taste that it’s there. Just don’t whisk it too much, because it will (apparently!) suddenly set into a sort of strange, crumbly texture…. At least it still tastes great!
(Almost) healthy chocolate mousse, sans eggs and dairy
- 150 g silken tofu
- 150 g dark chocolate (I used 61% Valrhona)
- 3 tsp Cointreau
- 1 tsp vanilla
Whisk tofu with Cointreau and vanilla until it’s nice and smooth. Carefully melt the chocolate over a bain-marie. Let cool for a little while. Progressively add chocolate to tofu, combining as you go. Whisk to combine properly and get a nice texture, just not for too long.. Spoon into glasses or cups. Chill until dessert time.