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Chocolate Mousse Pie

This Chocolate Mousse Tofu Pie is a creamy, decadent pie that packs in loads of chocolate flavor without the dairy or excess fat!

Chocolate Mousse Pie with silken tofu

This recipe has so many unexpected healthy flavor-makers in it that I half expected it to turn into a complete fail like my Cookie Tragedies. But when I took that first moment-of-truth bite, I was met with creamy, chocolate mousse-y bliss. The cooking gods are finally on my side! Well actually, the no-cook gods. Because this recipe has no cooking involved. Just a lot of blending and pressing and blending and pouring and setting in fridge and BOOM MAGIC and eating.

This Chocolate Mousse Tofu Pie is a creamy, decadent pie that packs in loads of chocolate flavor without the dairy or excess fat!

After my success with dates last week in the Tropical Chia Parfait, I was inspired to find a way to make their delicious sweetness AND their annoying stickiness work for me. Turns out, when blended up with a few graham crackers (or if you don’t have these, 1 ½ cups of crushed sweet shortbread cookies) and some butter, you get a crumbly crust that can be pressed into a pie pan.

Chocolate Mousse Pie ingredients in a food processor
Healthy pie crust ingredients in food processor
Chocolate Mousse Pie

The filling uses two sources of chocolate for maximum chocolatieness. But the base of this mousse is the tofu. Use a silken or soft variety to create that smooth, creamy consistency.

Chocolate Mousse Pie
Chocolate Mousse Pie

You just pour the blended filling into the crust, cover, and let set in the fridge for 2 to 3 hours and badabing badaboom you’ve got a scrumptious mousse pie! Top with whipped cream and fresh berries for extra yums.

Chocolate Mousse Pie
This Chocolate Mousse Tofu Pie is a creamy, decadent pie that packs in loads of chocolate flavor without the dairy or excess fat!

Chocolate Mousse Pie

This Chocolate Mousse Tofu Pie is a creamy, decadent pie that packs in loads of chocolate flavor without the dairy or excess fat!
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Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate mousse pie, healthy chocolate mousse, tofu chocolate mousse, vegan mousse
Diet: Dairy-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Occasion: Birthdays, Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day
Time: 60 minutes or more
Prep: 3 hrs 20 mins
Total: 3 hrs 20 mins
Servings: 8 slices
Calories: 233kcal
Author: Sarah Bond
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INGREDIENTS

Crust

  • 6 graham cracker sheets about 1.5 cups crumbled
  • ½ cup dates pit removed
  • 2 Tbsp room temperature butter or dairy-free alternative

Filling

  • 1 ½ cups milk or dark chocolate chips or dairy-free alternative
  • 1 14-oz package soft or silken tofu 400 g, drained
  • 1 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 Tbsp Truvia Baking Blend or 2 Tbsp sugar / sweetener of choice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Place graham crackers, halved dates, and butter in a food processor. Pulse until evenly mixed and crumbly.
  • Lightly grease an 8 or 9 inch pie dish, then press crust mixture into the bottom and up the sides.
  • Melt chocolate chips using a double boiler. If you do not have one, place chips in a small saucepan. In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Hold small saucepan partially in the boiling water for about 30 seconds, stirring constantly, until chocolate chips have melted. Remove from heat immediately.
  • In food processor or blender, blend tofu, cocoa powder, sweetener, and vanilla until smooth.
  • With food processor or blender running, slowly pour in melted chocolate.
  • Pour filling into crust. Cover with plastic wrap and place in fridge for 2 to 3 hours until set. Serve with whipped cream and fresh berries.

NUTRITION

Serving: 1sliceCalories: 233kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 5gFat: 11gSodium: 96mg
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  1. That looks like a delicious pie! I’ve made chocolate tofu pie before, similar to this, and it is fabulous–I can just imagine this variation is fantastic too!

    1. Sarah says:

      Thanks, June! I was pretty surprised at how well the silken tofu just soaked up all that chocolately goodness! It’s been about a month I’d say it’s probably about time for me to make it again 🙂

  2. I love when include protein in some form 🙂

    1. Sarah says:

      Maikki, agreed! Better protein than all the fat in a traditional mousse pie. Plus, it makes me feel better about eating one-too-many slices 🙂

  3. carine says:

    That is what I need it looks delish ! thanks

    1. Sarah says:

      Perfect! Thanks Carine! 🙂

  4. Craig says:

    I think you have a typo in your ingredients. 400g is NOT 40oz.

    1. Sarah says:

      Oops, thanks for pointing that out Craig! It should be 14 oz 🙂

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