Chocolate lovers, rejoice! We’ve got a pie for you. This DOUBLE chocolate mousse pie is SEXY with a decadent, creamy chocolate filling over an uber chocolaty, date-pecan crust. Hubba hubba!
This EASY, 7-ingredient dessert is certain to impress family and friends. Bonus? It’s vegan, gluten-free, and sneaks in some protein, too! Let’s make pie!
This chocolate lover’s dream begins with a easy, 5-ingredient chocolate crust made by combining toasted pecans, cocoa powder, dates, salt, and almond butter in a meals processor.
Then press the chocolaty, date-sweetened dough right into a pie pan and you’ve got pie crust! World’s best pie crust? Okay, possibly not as simple as this one, nevertheless it’s an in depth second!
Subsequent, it’s time for the luscious, silky filling (simply take a look at her).
Made with simply TWO important substances: 1) silken tofu (pinky promise you may’t style it) and a couple of) melted chocolate chips, this filling develops a creamy, mousse-like texture after freezing for simply 1 hour.
The one step left is to slice it up, serve to buddies, and await the “yums” and “wows.”
We hope you LOVE this vegan chocolate mousse pie! It’s:
Simple to make
& Has a secret protein-packed ingredient!
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Servings 12 (Slices)
- 1 ¾ cups uncooked pecans
- 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa or cacao powder
- 1 ½ cups (packed) pitted dates (measured after pitting)
- 1 wholesome pinch sea salt
- 1-2 Tbsp almond butter
- 12 ounces silken tofu* (drained, patted dry // agency tofu may work)
- 1 ¾ cups dairy-free semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1 tsp vanilla extract (optionally available)
Preheat oven to 350 levels F (176 C). Add pecans to a naked baking sheet and toast for 10 minutes. Watch carefully to stop burning. Take away from the oven and let cool barely.
As soon as cool sufficient to deal with, add the pecans to a meals processor together with the cocoa powder, dates, sea salt, and almond butter. Combine till it reaches a high-quality meal. The combination ought to maintain collectively simply when pinched between your fingers. If too crumbly, add a bit extra almond butter and mix till it’s extra moldable. Put aside.
Choice to line a regular 9-inch pie pan (or related dimension pan) with parchment paper for simpler removing (we didn’t discover it essential).
Switch the crust combination to the pie pan and unfold together with your fingers to kind a free crust form. Then use a flat-bottomed object (corresponding to a ingesting glass) to press firmly alongside the perimeters and backside to kind a uniform crust that goes up the perimeters. Use your fingers to make sure the evenness of the crust’s high edges. Switch to the freezer (uncovered is ok) to set whereas getting ready the filling.
Add silken tofu (drained and calmly patted dry) to a high-speed blender. Put aside.
Soften the chocolate chips over a double boiler on the stovetop, stirring sometimes, or within the microwave in 30-second increments. As soon as melted, shortly add to the high-speed blender with the tofu and mix till clean — about 1 minute — scraping down the perimeters as wanted. Add vanilla (optionally available) and mix once more till clean.
Pour filling over the crust and clean into a fair layer with the again of a spoon. Cowl loosely with parchment paper and freeze till set (1 hour). Alternatively, refrigerate for no less than 2 hours or till fairly agency for a barely softer pie. As soon as set, retailer lined within the fridge for as much as 4-5 days, or within the freezer for as much as 1 month, nicely lined. Let thaw barely from frozen earlier than slicing.
*If soy-free, you may sub 1 ½ cups (225 g) uncooked cashews for the tofu for the same consequence. Soak cashews in very popular water for half-hour and drain totally earlier than including to the blender.
*Vitamin data is a tough estimate calculated with the lesser quantity of almond butter and with out optionally available substances.
Serving: 1 slice Energy: 350 Carbohydrates: 39 g Protein: 6.4 g Fats: 22 g Saturated Fats: 6.6 g Polyunsaturated Fats: 4 g Monounsaturated Fats: 7.2 g Trans Fats: 0 g Ldl cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 17 mg Potassium: 340 mg Fiber: 6 g Sugar: 30 g Vitamin A: 7 IU Vitamin C: 0 mg Calcium: 78 mg Iron: 3.1 mg