Peanut butter tofu pudding

Peanut butter tofu pudding
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Sadly, tofu is bland, but that’s what makes this dessert delicious. It not only takes on all the flavours around it, but it has a silky texture and is incredibly nutritious.

Made from soybeans, tofu is a good source of protein and low in fat. So much so that you can use it as a low-calorie substitute for meat or fish.

If you’re like me and find that eating a heavy dessert at lunch leaves you dreaming of a nap all afternoon, this recipe is for you. I also wanted to say that while making this dessert, I thought about kids who are at the age where they don’t care about the meal and want NOTHING BUT DESSERT. This mousse is a nutritious option and they’ll beg for more. Please film your kids’ reactions when you tell them it’s made with tofu — I’m dying to see.

One last thing: this recipe also works well for breakfast with some granola or berries.

  • ServesYields 1 1/4 cups
  • Prep time10 min
  • Cook time-
  • Timeout-
  • FreezingFreezes well


  • 1 cup silken tofu
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Place the tofu, peanut butter, maple syrup, and vanilla extract in a bowl. Using a hand blender, blend until smooth. Adjust quantities to taste.
  2. Serve in a bowl with the topping(s) of your choice.

Tips & tricks

Topping ideas

For dessert:

Dark chocolate shavings or whipped cream

For breakfast:

Homemade granola or berries of your choice

Recipe published on August 19, 2018