Protein-rich tofu (10 grams per cup!) gives these desserts a light, silky texture.
Low-Fat Vegan Chocolate Spread
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This chocolate spread is *almost* as good as the hazelnut version you can buy from the store. Bonus: It has nearly 20 grams of protein per recipe.
Get the recipe: Low-Fat Vegan Chocolate Spread
Photo: Simple Vegan Blog
Lime and Vanilla Vegan Cheesecake
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Tofu is a great vegan substitute for cream cheese because of its airy texture. This cheesecake recipe is no-bake and made in the food processor with a light lime and coconut flavor.
Get the recipe: Lime and Vanilla Vegan Cheesecake
Photo: Quite Good Food
Chocolate Tofu Pudding
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This chocolate pudding is super easy to make—just melt chocolate chips, then whip the rest of the ingredients into a smooth purée. Vanilla extract, sugar substitute, and cinnamon add sweetness to the taste of the tofu. (You'll also want to make this vegan chocolate pudding made with avocado.)
Get the recipe: Chocolate Tofu Pudding
Photo: Yummy Healthy Easy
Healthy Vegan Red Velvet Cake with Chocolate Mousse Frosting
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There's no food coloring in this cake—it's naturally red from the addition of beets. For this recipe, the tofu is used in the frosting along with dark chocolate and light coconut milk. The healthified version has less than half the calories of a traditional red velvet cake.
Get the recipe: Healthy Vegan Red Velvet Cake with Chocolate Mousse Frosting
Photo: Desserts with Benefits
Vegan Lemon Pie with Poppy Seed Crust
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The crust on the pie only has two ingredients—poppy seeds and dates. The filling is protein-packed with tofu and yogurt, and you'll love that it's only 180 calories per serving. (Check out these 11 delicious desserts with hidden healthy foods.)
Get the recipe: Vegan Lemon Pie on a Poppy Seed Crust
Photo: Win Win Food
Vegan Peanut Butter Cup Pie
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Name a more iconic duo than peanut butter and chocolate...we'll wait. Tofu is whipped with peanut butter and coconut milk for the creamy and delicious filling, and a decadent chocolate ganache tops the pie. (Try these healthy ways to indulge in chocolate.)
Get the recipe: Vegan Peanut Butter Cup Pie
Photo: Minimalist Baker
Cinnamon French Tofu Sticks with Chocolate Syrup
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Pan-frying tofu sticks for 30 minutes makes them firm, which turns them into finger food. Sprinkle with a cinnamon mixture for a healthy, low-calorie version of French toast.
Get the recipe: Cinnamon French Tofu Sticks with Chocolate Syrup
Chocolate Peppermint Tofu Ice Cream
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Tofu in ice cream? Sounds a little crazy, but the custard-like texture is a great dairy substitute for the frozen dessert. Unsweetened cocoa powder and peppermint extract are combined with the tofu, coconut oil, and sweetener for the rich flavor.
Get the recipe: Chocolate Peppermint Tofu Ice Cream
Photo: Queen of My Kitchen
Vegan Cannoli Bites
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One of life's simple pleasures is ending an Italian dinner with cannoli. This recipe makes recreating that experience at home easy and healthy. The cannoli are baked, not fried, in homemade shells and filled with cashews, tofu, vanilla extract, and powdered sugar.
Get the recipe: Vegan Cannoli Bites
Photo: Oh My Veggies
Golden Chocolate Tofu Brownies
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