Chocolate Mousse or Chocolate Mousse Pie
12 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips or bars
2 pkgs. Lite silken tofu
1 Tbsp. maple syrup (or liqueur such as Kahlua or Grand Marnier, if desired)
1-4 Tbsp. soy milk
1 ready-made vegan graham or chocolate cookie crust (optional)
Raspberries or strawberries
Mint sprigs or orange slices
Melt the chocolate in a double boiler and remove from heat.
Put the tofu into a food processor, add the melted chocolate, and process until smooth. Add the syrup (or liqueur, if desired) and process. Add the soy milk, 1 Tbsp. at a time to achieve desired consistency.
Transfer into a graham cracker crust or small individual serving dishes.
Serve topped with raspberries or strawberries and garnished with mint or orange slices.
Variation: add a chopped banana to the food processor when you process the tofu and chocolate together.
Makes 8 servings