Tofu is often thought of as a protein in savory dishes, but have you ever considered adding it to an indulgent dessert? Now is the time to try it, because not only does it add a luxuriously smooth and creamy texture to sweet dishes, but even in a dessert, it’s still packed with protein!
In addition to the protein in tofu, it also contains high levels of vitamin C, iron, magnesium, vitamin B6, and calcium! So go ahead and indulge in these desserts that use tofu with recipes from this Food Monster App.
1. Grapefruit Crème Brûlée
Grapefruit Crème Brûlée is the perfect dessert to serve at a dinner party. Guests will think you’ve worked on this dessert for hours, but it actually comes together very quickly! Plus, the touch of citrus on top makes this one a great option for spring or summer.
2. Strawberry Mousse
This Strawberry Mousse is not only delicious, but it also takes just three ingredients: tofu, agave nectar, and strawberries.
3. Baked Dessert Tofu with Black Currants, Raspberries, & Blueberries
This Baked Dessert Tofu Cake with Black Currants, Raspberries, and Blueberries is not only gorgeous to look at, but it’s also packed with flavors such as rose water, citrus, and vegan vanilla pudding.
4. Key Lime Cheesecake
Zesty flavors and decadent textures come to fruition with this Key Lime Cheesecake all thanks to silken tofu! With a graham cracker crust, a light and tangy filling, and coconut whipped topping to finish it off, you simply can’t go wrong.
5. Silken Tofu Chocolate Smoothie Bowl
Are you looking for a healthy, high-protein breakfast that also satisfies your sweet tooth? Well, look no further because we’ve got you covered with this Silken Tofu Chocolate Smoothie Bowl. Have some fun with this recipe, and top it with whatever you fancy. We suggest trying fruit, seeds, or nuts on top!
6. Healthy Peanut Butter Pie
This Healthy Peanut Butter Pie is sugar-free, protein-packed, and absolutely heavenly. Make this dessert for the peanut butter fanatic in your family.
7. Maple Silk Crème with Baked Apples
Silken tofu transforms into the ultimate vegan sweet crème in this Maple Silk Crème with Baked Apples. The cream is infused with maple syrup, cardamom, and cinnamon and draped with apples caramelized in almond butter making for an absolutely decadent dessert.
8. Instant Pot Lemon Cheesecake
Instant pots seem to be all the rage this year, and now you can even make vegan cheesecake in one with this recipe for Instant Pot Lemon Cheesecake! With a crust made of vanilla wafers, a rich, creamy citrusy filling, and fresh berries to top it all off, it will be sure to steal the spotlight at any social event.
9. Healthy Pear and Pecan Brownie
This Healthy Pear and Pecan Brownie is gluten-free, refined sugar-free, and filled with protein thanks to the help of its secret ingredient, silken tofu. This dessert is indulgent, yet guilt-free, and will certainly become a staple in your vegan baking repertoire.
10. Passionfruit Cream Tartlets
This Passion Fruit Cream Tartlets are easy to make, tangy and distinct in flavor because of tropical passion fruit, and super creamy! They are the perfect option for someone craving a lighter, more refreshing dessert.
11. No-Bake Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Pie
The ideal summer dessert, this No-Bake Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Pie is an absolute dream. The strawberry filling is light and creamy, made up of silken tofu and canned coconut milk. It’s sandwiched between a chocolate-almond crust and a vegan chocolate ganache. Strawberries and chocolate just belong together, don’t you think?
12. Apple Crumb Cheesecake
This Apple Crumb Cheesecake has a perfectly chewy crust. The center is creamy and sweet with the addition of silken tofu. The caramelized apples with crumble on top take it to the next level. We wouldn’t be surprised if you find yourself going back for seconds.
13. Cream Cheese Blintzes with Blueberry Drizzle
These adorable little pastries are filled with tofu, vegan cream cheese, and a touch of sweetness surrounded by a perfectly crispy, flaky dough. these Cream Cheese Blintzes with Blueberry Drizzle are a fantastic option for breakfast or an after-dinner treat!
14. Coconut Cream Pie with Blackberry Chia Jam
If you are looking for a pie that is decadently creamy, and sweet without weighing you down, then look no further because we’ve got you covered with this Coconut Cream Pie with Blackberry Chia Jam.
15. Piña Colada Slice
This tropical slice of paradise will surely to make your mouth water with its island flavors, coconut filling, and pineapple topping. You will definitely feel like you’re on vacation when you bite into this Pina Colada Slice.
If you are looking for more information about tofu like 6 Cooking Tips That Will Make You Love Tofu, we recommend downloading this Food Monster App, which is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 10,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!
Lead image source: Tofu Cheesecake With Purple Yams