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Vegan Recipe for Fat Free websit


Chocolate Torte

This torte is pure chocolate decadence - with no chocolate. It tastes =
unbelievably rich, yet is surprisingly low in fat, and with no =
cholesterol. It was a great hit with Vegans, Vegetarians and meat-eaters =
alike - and can be adapted for people who can not eat wheat products =
(glutin alergy).

In a medium saucepan, stir together the following:
    1 cup couscous
    1 cup sugar
    1/4 chup cocoa
    1/4 teaspoon salt (can reduce)
    2 1/2 cups water

Bring to a simmer and cook over medium heat until thickened, about 7 =
minutes. Spread in the bottom of an un-greased 9-inch springform pan.

In another medium saucepan, combine the following
    1/2 cup sugar
    5 tablespoons cornstarch (normally contain glutin - can get glutin =
free varieties)
    3 tablespoons cocoa
    2 cups non fat soy milk or rice milk

Whisk smooth, then cook over medium heat, stirring constantly (be =
carefull - it can stick to bottom of saucepan) until very thick, like =
thick pudding. Spread evenly over the top of the couscous mixture.

Refrigerate until set, at least 2 hours, before serving.

HINT: To remove from springform pan, run a warm knife around edge of =
torte first to prevent sticking.

Per serving (1/12th of pie): 161 calories, 3g protein, 26g carbohydrate, =
1g fat, 106 mg sodium, no cholesterol.