Chocolate Pie Recipe
When we created this chocolate pie recipe, we never dreamed
the pie would be so delicious. We just wanted to make a healthy dessert
that was sugar free, oil free, and vegan. We made the crust with oats,
nuts, and dates. For the filling, we blended tofu and cocoa powder with
dates and other fruit, then baked everything. Wow. What a sensational
Chocolate Tofu Pie
We used a springform pan, which means this is technically a
chocolate tart. Oh well, call it what you like. Just eat it. :-)
3 oz rolled oats
3 oz pitted dates
3 oz pecans
2 oz cocoa powder
16 oz extra-firm tofu, in 1" chunks
6 oz pitted dates
8 oz banana chunks
4 oz sweet cherries, frozen or fresh
4 oz applesauce
1 tsp vanilla
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly oil a springform pan. You can also make this chocolate pie recipe in a 9" pie plate.
a food processor, combine rolled oats, 3 oz pitted dates, and pecans.
Process until mixture begins to stick together. Do not over-mix. It
should still be a little flaky. Press firmly into the bottom of the
In a small dry bowl, weigh cocoa powder.
a medium wide bowl, weigh tofu and 6 oz dates. Transfer to food
processor and process until smooth, scraping sides several times. This
will take a few minutes. Add banana chunks, pitted cherries
(thawed), applesauce, vanilla, and cocoa powder. Continue to mix until
Pour into crust and spread out evenly. Place on a cookie
sheet to catch any drips. Bake, uncovered, for 30 minutes, or until
slightly brown at the edges.
Set springform pan on a cooling
rack and cool at room temperature for 1 hour. Then place in
refrigerator and cool, uncovered, for 1 hour longer. With a sharp
knife, carefully loosen the pie from the sides of the pan, and remove
Put pie (with base of pan) on a cutting board and cut
into 12 pieces. Place on a flat plate, cover with plastic wrap, and
Comments: If you have a food processor, this is an easy cocolate pie recipe. The filling is so good, you could eat it as a chocolate pudding, or layer it with fruit in a parfait dish. For
special occasions or holidays, cut the pie in 8 pieces instead of 12.
These larger pieces will be 300 calories each. Garnish
with cherries, bananas, or grated vegan chocolate.
If you don't eat chocolate, use carob powder instead of cocoa.
Yield = 48 oz 1 serving = 4 oz Calorie
density = 50 calories/oz
per serving: 200 Fat: 7.9 g
(33%) Protein: 6.3 g CHO: 31.9
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