Sunday, March 16, 2008

Tofu Chocolate Layer Cake

Source: Vegetarian Times

10 oz. silken tofu
2 tsp vanilla
6 oz. chocolate chips
½ cup powdered sugar

1 cup pureed silken tofu
1 cup maple syrup
¾ cup brewed coffee, cold
2 tsp vanilla
1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
¾ cup whole wheat flour
½ cup all purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
½ tsp cinnamon

1. Make frosting: melt chocolate chips
2. Place 10 oz. tofu, vanilla, & melted chocolate in blender; process until smooth; refrigerate
3. Make cake: Preheat oven to 350. Grease & flour 2 8-inch round cake pans. Whisk together tofu, syrup, coffe, & vanilla with ¼ cup cold water.
4. Sift together all remaining cake ingredients. Add to tofu mixture & beat with an electric mixer until smooth. Divide batter between the pans.
5. Bake 30 minutes or until springy to the touch. Cool in pans 10 minutes; invert cakes onto racks & cool completely
6. Place one cake on serving plate; spread with frosting. Top with second cake; frost top and sides.

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