This chocolate raspberry tofu pie gets an amazing smooth, rich, creamy texture from pureed tofu. But no need to reveal that tofu is the secret ingredient--we're sure no one will guess. Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2012

Elisabeth Redman
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Ingredients

Directions

  • Put chocolate chips in a medium microwavable bowl. Microwave on Medium for 1 minute. Stir, then continue microwaving on Medium, stirring every 20 seconds, until melted.

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  • Place tofu in a food processor or blender and process until smooth. Add the melted chocolate, maple syrup and vanilla. Process again until smooth. Add raspberries and confectioners' sugar and process until very smooth; scraping down the sides as necessary. Spread the mixture into the crust. Refrigerate until firm, at least 2 hours. Garnish with raspberries, if desired.

Tips

Make Ahead Tip: Loosely cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 3 days.

Look for shelf-stable silken tofu in the Asian foods section or near shelf-stable soymilk in natural-foods stores and some well-stocked supermarkets. If you can't find it, refrigerated silken tofu can be used in its place in this recipe. It's usually sold in a 1-pound container, but you'll only need 1 1/3 cups for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

310 calories; 15.4 g total fat; 6.4 g saturated fat; 153 mg sodium. 210 mg potassium; 43.3 g carbohydrates; 2.5 g fiber; 33 g sugar; 4.7 g protein; 197 IU vitamin a iu; 2 mg vitamin c; 12 mcg folate; 29 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 47 mg magnesium; 28 g added sugar;

Reviews (15)

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15 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 13
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
07/11/2015
This is one of the most delicious chocolate pies I've ever had. By the time everything was blended I thought it wasn't rasberry-y enough so i stirred some whole berries into the mousse and added more on top for garnish. Yes some seeds remain but the whole berries stirred in seemed to make the seeds more tolerable. Be sure to use the best quality chocolate chips! Pros: Delicous! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
06/25/2015
Simply delicious This dessert is really really good and so easy. I skipped the confectioner's sugar as well as the maple syrup. The chocolate and raspberry flavors are bursting through. Pros: Healthy Cons: None Read More
Rating: 5 stars
04/16/2015
Yu-um! Just put in the 'fridge but had to give it a taste. Silky almost mousse-like. Followed recipe to a t except had to use a chocolate crust because the store was out of regular graham cracker. Anxiously awaiting the chillin' so I can be thrillin'. Wow that was bad! Pros: Easy peasy Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/12/2014
Super yummy -- but leave out the sugar! This pie is GREAT! Two things: no need to add the 1/2C confectioner's sugar it plenty sweet without it. Also: no need to thaw the berries just throw the frozen ones into blender. Bonus: No one could guess this was made with tofu -- everyone LOVED it and most ate a second piece. Pros: Easy & tasty Cons: leave out the sugar Read More
Rating: 5 stars
01/10/2013
Fabulous vegan dessert I'm an omnivore and my husband is a vegan. We both loved this one. It beat out any other vegan pie either of us has had. Just enough raspberry and plenty of chocolate flavor. Will make this for more family. Thank you! Pros: Great not only for vegans - smooth rich yet lighter than you'd think Cons: None Read More
Rating: 5 stars
11/22/2012
Completely impressed Fabulous! The flavor is outstanding! I decorated mine with fresh raspberries on top and drizzled with melted dark chocolate. I wasn't able to find shelf stable tofu and honestly the idea of it grossed me out. So I opted for regular refrigerated tofu and after assembling it I baked it at 350 for 25 min and chilled it for 8 hours. And it was fantastic! Another piece of advice is to make sure you blend all the ingredients really well keep the food processor going longer than you think you need too just to get the consistency just right. Mine still had raspberry seeds running through it but I didn't really care. Also I would suggest making it the night before you serve it so the flavor really sets in. Overall Im extremely impressed! Yay for Tofu!!!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/24/2012
A new must-make for summer! I used bittersweet (60%) chips added 1 teaspoon of almond extract and divided between dessert dishes because we had a guest who has a gluten allergy. I also added a dollop of whipped cream and fresh raspberries on top. This recipe took only 15 minutes to come together and is absolutely delicious--nobody can believe that it contains tofu! Speaking of which I was able to find the shelf-stable package of firm tofu the first couple of times I made it but this last time I could only find a regular (plastic container) package of organic (no firmness given) silken tofu from the refrigerated section. No problem I didn't notice a difference. Note: if using fresh raspberries 1 cup equals 3-1/2 ounces. Pros: quick to make delicious no cooking necessary Cons: none Read More
Rating: 5 stars
07/09/2012
What a pie! This pie was so simple to make. The flavor was incredible.....very chocolaty! I served it for dessert last night and nobody could believe it was made from tofu. I added a teaspoon on instant espresso to enhance the chocolate flavor. Pros: easy to make in minutes Read More
Rating: 4 stars
07/08/2012
Chocolate Raspberry Tofu Pie I loved this pie. So did my family. I made my own graham cracker crust (which included chopped walnuts.) Next time I'd add a few more raspberries to the tofu. Pros: wonderful Read More
Rating: 5 stars
07/07/2012
This was amazing....super chocolatey and the raspberry addition made it even better. Very smooth and creamy. I've sent the recipe to many friends because they couldn't imagine a tofu dessert either. I wouldn't have made it if the recipe didn't have the picture. Pros: We loved the texture. I can't believe it's made with tofu.....certainly not my first choice of ingr Cons: No cons really.....would love to try it with instant espresso added and cool whip. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
07/05/2012
Super fast and easy! Made this yesterday and although my husband was not thrilled about the idea of a tofu pie at first even he admitted that it was really good! Very creamy consistency and you can really taste the raspberry. Next time I would make my own crust but overall this gets two thumbs up! Pros: Fast easy Read More
Rating: 4 stars
07/01/2012
Excellent dessert! This was delicious and SO easy to make! I didn't have any raspberries so I just omitted. Instead I spread a thin layer of black raspberry jelly (no seeds) on the top of the chilled pie and the taste was out of this world. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/29/2011
Light chocolatey goodness! This was so quick and delicious! I couldn't find shelf-stable silken tofu so I used organic silken tofu that comes in the produce section. Measuring out the tofu I made a bit of a mistake and added a bit extra but it still came out super well. I topped it with fresh strawberries I had in my fridge for some extra fruit and garnish and it was the perfect summery dessert. Can't wait to make it again! Pros: Smooth and silky quick and easy really delicious! Cons: Hard to find shelf-stable silken tofu Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/29/2011
Amazing! This is the best chocolate pie I've had in a while! Could have done with a little less raspberries but that's just my personal taste. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/29/2011
Best tofu dessert ever! I've had a few tofu-based desserts in the past and they've always been terrible! You cannot even tell that this has tofu in it. I used a block of bittersweet chocolate and a few semi-sweet chips that I had left in the pantry. I think the strong dark chocolate taste works well with the tart sweetness of the berries. The filling was nice and dense and sliced beautifully. I'm not even a huge fan of chocolate but I'll def. make this pie again. Pros: texture quick and easy Read More