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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