White Chocolate Hazelnut Pie Recipe

Recipe Category: Vegan

White Chocolate Hazelnut Pie Recipe

Ingredients

Makes 8 servings

  • 1 1/2 cups vegan vanilla or chocolate cookie crumbs
  • 1/4 cup vegan margarine, melted
  • 1 cup vegan white chocolate chips or pieces
  • 1/2 cup unsalted raw cashews
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons Frangelico (hazelnut liqueur)
  • 6 ounces extra-firm silken tofu, drained
  • 1/4 cup agave nectar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup crushed toasted hazelnuts, for garnish
  • 1/2 cup fresh berries, for garnish

Method

  1. Grease an 8-inch pie plate or springform pan and set aside
  2. In a food processor, combine the cookie crumbs and margarine and pulse until the crumbs are moistened
  3. Press the crumb mixture into the bottom and sides of the prepared pan
  4. Refrigerate until needed
  5. Melt the white chocolate in a double boiler over low heat, stirring constantly
  6. Set aside
  7. In a high-speed blender, grind the cashews to a powder
  8. Add the water and Frangelico and blend until smooth
  9. Add the tofu, agave nectar and vanilla and blend until smooth
  10. Add the melted white chocolate and process until creamy
  11. Spread the mixture into the prepared pan
  12. Cover and refrigerate 3 hours, until well chilled
  13. To serve, garnish with crushed hazelnuts and fresh berries

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