You may not be familiar with the versatile protein source tofu, but it’s high time to cozy up to it. Tofu is made from soybeans and comes in different varieties, from extra firm all the way down to silken. Tofu can be cubed and used in savory dishes such as tofu stir fry (for another post) or in creamier dishes such as salad dressings, dips, or puddings.
Make this decadent pudding today – it is so easy, yet rich, filled with good-for-you ingredients. Be sure to watch the vintage video below, it gives you step-by-step instructions on melting chocolate and making the pudding.
Vegan Mexican Chocolate PuddingPrint
What happens when you blend healthy ingredients into creamy goodness? You get a delicious, nutritious pudding – the perfect comfort food.
1/2 cup organic cane sugar
1 pound organic silken tofu
8 ounces dark (at least 70% dark) chocolate, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon chili powder, or more to taste
- In a small pot, combine sugar with 1/2 cup water; bring to a strong simmer and cook until sugar is dissolved, stirring occasionally. Cool slightly.
- Put all ingredients in a food processor or blender and purée until completely smooth, stopping the machine to scrape down the sides if necessary.
- Divide among 4 large or 8 small ramekins and chill for at least 2-3 hours.