Hey dessert fans! Looking for silken tofu recipes for amazing vegan desserts? You're in the right place…
Silken tofu is an incredibly versatile ingredient that has some awesome features:
- It has a super silky and creamy texture when blended that's perfect for puddings and mousses
- It's protein rich (6.5g protein per 100g) so it's great for healthy desserts
- It's less processed than other plant-based alternatives to dairy and eggs
- And you can buy it in shelf-stable cartons so it's a convenient staple to have in the pantry
I used to be so skeptical about desserts using tofu! Would they be bland or worse, would they taste like soybeans!? These recipes prove that silken tofu works like a charm to create delicious vegan desserts.
Silken tofu works particularly well to veganize desserts that are traditionally dairy or egg-based, such as mousses, pies, and cheesecakes. You'll find recipes for all these yummy desserts and more in this list!
We've organized this collection of tofu dessert recipes into these three categories for you...
Chocolate and silken tofu are a perfect pairing. Together they create rich and creamy desserts - no dairy products needed!
Silken Tofu Chocolate Mousse
Strawberry Chocolate Bars with Coconut
Easy Vegan Chocolate Tart
Easy Vegan Tiramisu
Chocolate Pumpkin Pie
Where can I find silken tofu?
Look for cartons in the Asian aisle at the grocery store. You can also look for fresh silken tofu with the regular firm tofu in the refrigerated produce section. We often bulk-buy silken tofu online or in Japanese and Asian supermarkets.
Easy Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie
Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake
Vegan Sunbutter and Chocolate Pretzel Pie
Are you a chocolate lover? Then you'll love this collection of The Best Vegan Chocolate Desserts with over 40 ideas!
Silken tofu also pairs beautifully with citrus and berries. Try these yummy fruit-flavored desserts...
Easy Vegan Lemon Custard
Japanese Silken Tofu Dessert with Mango Coulis
Baked Vegan Cheesecake with Berries
What's the difference between regular tofu and silken tofu?
Silken tofu is also known as Japanese style tofu or soft tofu. It is an unpressed type of tofu with a custard-like, fragile texture. Regular tofu, aka Chinese style tofu or block tofu, is pressed before packing and has a much firmer texture.
Light Vegan Lemon Bars (Gluten-Free)
Healthy Vegan Blueberry Tart Recipe
Vegan Raspberry Mousse
Banana Vanilla Silken Tofu Pudding
In the mood for more fruity treats? This roundup of 33 Delicious Vegan Fruit Dessert Recipes is written especially for you!
Nutty & spiced desserts
And finally, silken tofu continues to provide us with great opportunities for vegan desserts! Because of its custard-like texture and protein content, it works so well as an egg replacer or alternative to soft cheese in these yummy recipes...
Vegan Pecan Pie
Easy Vegan Jericalla Recipe
Vegan Pumpkin Mousse
Creamy Vegan Cannoli Dip
Baked Vegan Pistachio Cheesecake
We hope you found some yummy treats to make with silken tofu!
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* Diet disclaimer: Diet information is included as a helpful guide, but can't be guaranteed, especially as external websites may update their recipes. If you are catering for allergies, take care to double-check the recipe and your ingredients.
Now it's time to share your ideas...
Tell us what your favorite ways to use silken tofu are in the comments! Vicky x