Fitness & Nutrition

Mexican Chocolate Pudding Recipe

By on 02/25/2015

Here’s a heart-healthy, diabetes-friendly, gluten-free recipe for a dessert the whole family will love. It’s Mexican chocolate pudding with a hint of spice, and it’s so creamy that no one will guess the secret ingredient is tofu!

INGREDIENTS

  • 8 oz dark chocolate chips
  • 1/4 tsp olive oil
  • 12 oz light silken tofu
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup fat free whipped topping
  • Shaved dark chocolate, for garnish, if desired

PREPARATION

In a microwave-safe bowl, combine chocolate chips and olive oil. Microwave on high for 20 seconds, stir, and continue to microwave at 10-second intervals until melted.

In a blender, purée tofu until creamy, scraping sides as needed. Add cinnamon, cayenne and vanilla and purée until smooth. Add melted chocolate and purée until well blended, scraping sides as needed.

Spoon into 10 custard cups and chill, covered, for 4 hours or overnight.

Serve topped with a dollop of whipped topping and shaved chocolate, if desired.

Makes 10 servings.
Nutrition Facts:

  • Serving Size: 1/4 cup
  • Calories: 142
  • Fat: 7g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 0
  • Sodium: 14mg
  • Carbohydrates: 17g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 3g

    Copyright 2015 © Baldwin Publishing, Inc. All rights reserved.
    Any duplication or distribution of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited.

    Review Date: October 29, 2016
    Reviewed By: Andrew Overman, PT, DPT, MS, COMT, CSCS
    Learn more about Baldwin Publishing, Inc.’s editorial policy, privacy policy and sponsorship policy.

    No information provided by Baldwin Publishing, Inc. in any article or in any Health eCooking® video, recipe, article and/or other Health eCooking product or service is a substitute for medical advice or treatment for any medical condition. Baldwin Publishing, Inc. strongly suggests that you use this information in consultation with your doctor or other health professional. Use or viewing of any Baldwin Publishing, Inc. article or any Health eCooking® video, recipe, article and/or other Health eCooking product or service signifies your understanding and agreement to the disclaimer and acceptance of these terms of use.

TAGS
Subscribe to Perspectives



About This Blog
Perspectives highlights the expertise and services provided by the physicians, specialists, nurses and other healthcare providers at Einstein Healthcare Network. Through this blog, we share information about new treatments and technologies, top-tier clinical teams and the day-to-day interactions that reinforce our commitment to delivering quality care with compassion. Here, you will also find practical advice for championing your health and wellness. The Einstein Healthcare Network "Terms of Use" apply to all content on this blog.