My Birthday Dessert Recipe

Relax and indulge in this recipe from the Cal-A-Vie Living Gourmet Spa Cuisine. It tastes every bit as divine as it looks, and with the added protein from the tofu and yogurt, it won’t spike your blood sugar like other desserts!

Mocha Mousse

mochamousseIngredients:
2 Tbsp. Kahlua
1 Tbsp. Instant coffee granules (optional)
2 (12-oz.) packages of light extra-firm silken tofu
1/2 C. baking cocoa
1/2 C. pure maple syrup
1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. ground cinnamon

Directions:

  1. Heat the Kahlua in a small saucepan. Add the coffee granules and stir to dissolve completely. Combine the tofu with the baking cocoa, maple syrup, vanilla and cinnamon in a food processor fitted wit ha metal blade.
  2. Add the coffee fixture and process for 7-10 minutes or until thickened and smooth. Spoon into a bowl and chill for 20 minutes or longer. Garnish with raspberries and fresh mint.
  3. For a nice presentation, alternate layers of the mousse with Siggi’s fat-free greek vanilla yogurt.

Yields 6 servings.

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