|Ready to dive into that chocolate goodness?|
Let me start off by saying that I don't really remember where I found these pudding packages. I think it was at my local Earth Fare but they can be purchased online at Morinaga (Mori-Nu).
Have you ever noticed that whatever it is you are craving, it isn't in your house? That seems to be the case so many times for me. I think I'm going to be really good and not eat something so while I'm at the store, a conscious decision is made not to bring it home. Well......
So, here I was craving chocolate ice cream and not having any in the freezer. Frozen yogurt is usually a safe bet but I didn't have that either. What's a girl to do?
I did have tofu though and I found a vanilla and chocolate pudding mix. Mixed the chocolate all up and slipped it right into the freezer to harden a bit.
The frozen version was a bit "icy" for me. In fairness to the pudding package, it did not have instructions to make it into soy ice cream. I think next time, I'll try adding some instant coffee to give it a bit more of a mocha flavor and try adding coconut cream to give it a little creamier consistency when frozen. If I do that, it might be more like Wendy's Frosty or Arby's Ja-Mocha. YUM!
Overall, I did like this as a pudding and will certainly try it again and perhaps make a chocolate dream pie. The frozen version, like I mentioned above, needs a little work on my end. :-)
If you're looking for some vegan recipes or ideas to entice children or non-tofu eaters, take a look at the recipe section of Mori-Nu. Did you see their vegan version of key-lime pie?
P.S., Have you tried this product? What is your favorite tofu recipe? Did you have better luck changing this pudding into dreamy vegan version of ice cream?
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