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Tofu "Cheese"cake

Len asked:

>Does anyone have a good vegan recipe for cheesecake.  Sounds like a bit of
a oxymoron, but I know there are some out there that substitute tofu and
I'm curious to see if anyone has had success with one.  Thanks.<

YES!  Here it is!!


1 9-inch baked crumb crust
2 Tbl. agar flakes
2/3 C. vanilla soymilk
1/2 C. sugar or other sweetener
1/2 tsp. salt
1 lb. reduced-fat firm tofu (not silken)
4 Tbl. lemon juice
2 tsp. grated lemon peel
2 tsp. vanilla

Lemon Glaze:
1/3 C. sugar or other sweetener
1 1/2 Tbl. cornstarch
1 1/2 Tbl. lemon juice
1/2 tsp. grated lemon peel
1/3 C. water
Fresh fruit for topping (strawberries, kiwi, oranges, blueberries, etc.)

Combine agar and soymilk in saucepan and let stand 5 minutes; stir in sugar
and salt.  Simmer over low heat, stirring frequently, 5 minutes.  Pour into
a blender and add tofu, lemon juice, lemon peel, and vanilla.  Blend until
very smooth.  Spread evenly into pre-baked crust.  Glaze:  Mix sugar and
cornstarch in small saucepan, add remaining ingredients; whisk until
smooth.  Heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is clear and thick.
Spread evenly over cake.  Top with fresh fruit.  Chill thoroughly before
serving.  9.4% of calories from fat!!  From The Peaceful Palate by Jennifer