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Candle Cafe Soy Chocolate Mousse Pie

Courses: Dessert, Pies
Serves: 8 people

Recipe Ingredients

  Pie Crust
1 cup 62g / 2.2ozSpelt flour
  = (can be found at health food stores)
1/4 cup 27g / 1ozCocoa powder
1/4 cup 49g / 1.7ozOrganic sugar, such as Sucanat
  = (can be found at health food stores)
1 teaspoon 5mlBaking powder
1 teaspoon 5mlBaking soda
1/2 cup 118mlSoy milk
1/2 cup 164g / 5.8ozMaple syrup
1/4 cup 59mlSafflower oil
1/2 cup 118mlWater
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlVanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlAlmond extract
2 tablespoons 30mlChocolate chips
2 1/4 cups 247g / 8.7ozChocolate chips
1 cup 237mlVanilla soy milk - plus
2 tablespoons 30mlVanilla soy milk - divided
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlCocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlKuzu root starch* or cornstarch
  = (*can be found at health food stores)
20 oz 568gSilken firm tofu
1/4 cup 82g / 2.9ozMaple syrup
2 teaspoons 10mlVanilla extract
1 teaspoon 5mlAlmond extract

Recipe Instructions

For the Pie Crust: Heat the oven to 325 degrees. Combine the flour, cocoa powder, sugar, baking powder and baking soda. In another bowl, combine the soy milk, maple syrup, oil, water, and vanilla and almond extracts. Add to the flour mixture and stir well.

Pour into a 9-inch-square baking pan; bake 35 minutes. Cool 15 minutes, then refrigerate 1 hour. Crumble and press the crumbs into a 9-inch, deep-dish pie plate. Sprinkle with the chocolate chips.

For the Mousse: Place the chocolate chips, 1 cup of soy milk and cocoa powder in a bowl. Dissolve the kuzu in the remaining 2 tablespoons milk and add to the mixture. Place the mixture in a double boiler set over simmering water and melt, stirring occasionally. Transfer to a mixing bowl and let cool slightly.

Puree the tofu in a blender until smooth. Add the syrup and vanilla and almond extracts; blend again. Fold into the chocolate mixture. Refrigerate 30 minutes. Pour into the crust. Refrigerate overnight.

This recipe yields 8 servings.

Each serving: 661 calories; 266 mg. sodium; 4 mg. cholesterol; 30 grams fat; 12 grams saturated fat; 88 grams carbohydrates; 12 grams protein; 2 grams fiber.

The Los Angeles Times, 03-05-2003


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