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Alton Brown’s Moo-Less Chocolate Pie

Published: August 22, 2009

“This is my favorite tofu magic trick. I’ve served this pie to dozens of unsuspecting dessert lovers, and not one has suspected the curd within.”—Alton Brown

Chocolate Pie

Alton Brown’s Moo-Less Chocolate Pie

Alton Brown’s Moo-Less Chocolate Pie

(Makes 8 servings)

  • 13 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup coffee liqueur
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 pound silken tofu
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 9-inch ready-made chocolate wafer crust

Place enough water in bottom of 4-quart saucepan to come 1 inch up sides. Bring to simmer over medium heat. Place chocolate chips and liqueur in medium metal mixing bowl, set over simmering water, and stir with a rubber or silicone spatula until melted. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract. Combine tofu, chocolate mixture, and honey in a blender or food processor and spin until smooth (about 1 minute). Pour the filling into the crust and refrigerate for 2 hours or until filling sets firm.

From Good Eats: The Early Years, available October 2009. Courtesy Alton Brown, 2009.

Check out our interview with Alton Brown in the September/October issue.

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