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Re: Tofu "Cheese"cake

I tried this recipe and it tasted more like tofu than anything else... it
was pretty good but tasted nothing like cheesecake... anyone else have
another "cheesecake" recipe???  Thanks for this one though!

On Sun, 12 Mar 2000, Sheri Slattery wrote:

> 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
> Raymond.