As I said before, tofu has the great quality that it makes all things lighter, especially cakes.
have you ever thought of combining it with Chocolate?
Tofu Chocolate Cake!
-Light flour: 80 g
-Baking powder: 10 g
-Cooking chocolate or normal chocolate (the higher percentage in cocoa, the better!): 1 standard tablet/bar
-Margarine or butter: 1 tablespoon
-Cocoa powder: 20 g
-Rum: to taste
-Tofu (light/kinu tofu): 300 g
-Sugar: to taste (depends on people!)
-Fresh cream: 100 ml
-Jam: 1 tablespoon
-Whip the tofu until smooth. Pass it through a fine mesh sieve.
In a separate bowl pass the flour and baking powder through a fine mesh sieve.
-Melt margarine/butter and chocolate on a bain-marie (put the bowl inside a larger one over a fire.
Add 50 ml of hot water and the coca powder. Keep mixing until misture thickens.
-Separate egg yolks and whites.
Beat the whites in to solid meringue.
-Add flour and baking powder, egg yolks, rum and sugar to chocolate mixture. Mix well. Fold in the egg whites in.
-Check taste. Add flour and cocoa powder if necessary. mix in quickly.
-Line your rice-cooker with a little oil. Pour in the whole mix and switch on the rice-cooker.
If you do not have a rice cooker, pour the mixture inside a mold and bake for about 20~25 minutes at 180 degrees Celsius (check from time to time.
-Wait until cooled down completely before taking out.
Serve with whiiped cream mixed wit a little jam of your choice.
Plenty of variations possible!
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4 thoughts on “Tofu Chocolate Cake”
Wow! who knew chocolate and tofu could go so well together. I’m saving this one.
How many have you saved?LOL
very interesting! and it can be cooked in a rice cooker?! fabulous!
Glad to hear you like it!