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Choc Mint Pie

Creamy, chocolately, minty, yummy … this pie is everything a dessert should be.

How long will it take?

3 ½ hours including setting time

What’s the serving size?

Serves 10

What do I need?

For the crust

  • 200 g Arnott’s Granita biscuits
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • ¼ cup melted coconut oil

For the filling

  • 350 g firm silken tofu
  • 1 ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp peppermint essence
  • 3 tbsp almond milk (alternatively rice or soy milk)
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 ½ cups dark chocolate chips (at least 50% cacao)
  • Mint leaves to garnish

How do I make it?

  1. Preheat the oven to 190C.
  2. Place biscuits and sugar in a food processor and blitz until the biscuits resemble fine crumbs. Add coconut oil and pulse until the crust holds together. Press crust into the base and sides of a 20 centimetre pie dish and bake in oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and set aside to allow crust to cool completely.
  3. Add tofu, vanilla, peppermint, milk, salt and maple syrup to a food processor and blend well.
  4. Melt chocolate over a double boiler or in the microwave in 30 second bursts, and add to the tofu mix. Blend again to combine.
  5. Pour chocolate filling into the cooled pie crust and refrigerate for at least three hours. Serve garnished with mint leaves.

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