Vegan French Silk Pie

Vegan French Silk Pie
Ingredients
  • cocoa powder
  • cashews
  • coconut sugar
  • pitted dates
  • coconut milk
  • Coconut Cream
  • chocolate
  • vanilla extract
  • maple syrup
  • coffee
  • silken tofu
Description

Ingredients

For the crust:

  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 1 tsp coconut sugar
  • 1/2 cup pitted dates (about 10 dates)

Vegan French Silk Pie

  • 1 cup chilled coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup melted chocolate
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup chilled coffee
  • 1 block silken tofu
  • Gluten free pie crust (see above for homemade recipe)
  • Coco whip (homemade or store bought)
Instructions
    For the crust:
  1. Make the crust by adding cocoa powder, cashews, and coconut sugar to a food processor with the s blade and pulse until it's reached a very fine texture

  2. With the speed set to low, start adding the dates in one by one then increase the speed to high. Mix until it's become a dough texture.
  3. whipped coconut cream:
  4. This recipe calls for 1 can of refrigerated coconut milk (full fat) with the cream scooped up from the top.. do not use the liquid part
  5. Place a steel mixing bowl in the freezer about half hour before you're about to make the whipped cream.
  6. When ready, add the coconut milk into the chilled steel bowl
  7. Whisk until stiff peaks form
  8. Keep in the fridge until ready to use
  9. Vegan French Silk Pie
  10. The night before, stick a can of coconut milk in the fridge - you want it to be chilled before you use it.
  11. In a blender (Vitamix), add the tofu, cocoa powder, melted chocolate, chilled coffee, vanilla, and maple syrup - blend until smooth, transfer to a bowl.

  12. In a bowl, scoop out the top part of the coconut milk (only the fat, not the water). Using a hand mixer, whip the coconut milk until it soft peaks begin to form.

  13. Transfer the coconut milk into the pie filling and fold in until completely incorporated.
  14. Pour the pie filling into the prepared pie crust and smooth over - let chill in the fridge overnight.
  15. Add dollops of coco whip (homemade or store bought) on top and serve - enjoy.