Lemon Tofu Cake

Jip, Tofu Cake. If ja gona’ have dessert, make it with protein at least. You don’t have to be a vegetarian and vegan to enjoy Tofu, as this soy-based product is such a versatile food source and be a fun and affordable item in your kitchen.

Quick fact > Tofu’s nutritional breakdown is awesome! And it’s a great source of protein.  One half-cup of tofu contains:

  • 10 grams of protein (the equivalent of about half a chicken breast)
  • 25 percent of the daily recommended value of calcium
  • 11 percent of iron
  • 5 grams of fat
  • high phosphorous, magnesium, copper, and selenium

So go and have fun with this recipe!

Ingredients

Oats granola:
– 50 g oats
– 10 g butter / coconut oil
– 50 g dark chocolate (sugar free if preferred)
– low calorie sweeteners of choice
– a pinch of salt  
LEMON FILLING:
– 70 ml lemon juice
– 250 g silken tofu
– 2 Tbsp corn starch
– 1 tsp vanilla extract
– sweeter of choice
– ½ tsp lemon zest
– 1/4 tsp turmeric
– a pinch of salt  
PROTEIN SAUCE:
– 1 Scoop of chocolate  protein
– 1 tsp dark Cacao
– 1 Tbsp milk (whatever you want).
– Add 1/3 tsp xhantham gum to thicken  





Prep:

1. Carefully melt butter & chocolate, add oats & rest & mix. Avoid cooking. Bake at 180°C for 30 min (or until crunch preference achieved)

2. Blend all filling ingredients until smooth

3. Poor into round or square silicon baking wear (even muffin tray works) & bake at 175°C for 30 min

4. Allow to cool completely and then cut into 8 squares

5. Once cooked, add coats on top & garnish with some protein sauce. ENJOY!





Estimate MACROS: (excludes the protein sauce)

Tofu Lemon CakesTotal caloriesProteinCarbsFats
Total446286936
e.g. if you cut in 8 blocks56494
Tofu Dessert

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