Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Chocolate Avocado Pie

Rich, loaded with healthy fats, and soy-free, this pie is easy and uniquely delicious!

pre-made graham cracker crust, chocolate or regular

or try

crust
1 small package of graham crackers (10 cracker sheets), try Hain chocolate grahams or these
2 Tablespoons of oil (light flavor, like canola. Avoid vegetable, its mostly soy oil!)

Crush graham cracker with rolling pin, mix with oil and press into pie pan. Bake at 375F for around 8 minutes.

Filling
2-3 ripe avocados
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
8-12oz vegan chocolate (watch out for soy lecithin!) , try the products here or here
1/4 cup confectioners sugar

Blend avocado until smooth. Add lemon juice and vanilla. Melt chocolate in a double broiler or over very low heat. Add between 8 and 12 oz of chocolate and 1/4 cup confectioners sugar, to taste. Blend well with avocado and pour into crust. Cover and let sit in refrigerator for at least 3 hours.
Digg this

2 comments:

ChocolateCoveredVegan said...

Oh wow yum-- sounds delicious AND nutritious :o)

federal vegan (kate) said...

This sounds great! I found out last week I have to give up soy, and I was despairing about never having chocolate-mousse pie made with silken tofu ever again. This looks like a great replacement option. Thanks for all the great soy-free ideas, your blog is making me much less scared.