Pumpkin Spice Mousse Recipe - Clean Eating Magazine

Spiced Pumpkin Mousse

The secret to rich desserts without the fat? Silken tofu. Unlike the firm tofu used in stir-frys, this softer type can be blended to a smooth, thick consistency – perfect for creamy desserts. Lightly sweetened with pure maple syrup and your favorite pumpkin pie spices, our mousse is so rich and delicious your family will never be able to guess the secret ingredient.
Pumpkin Spice Mousse Recipe
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  • 10Servings


  • 2 15-oz cans 100% pure pumpkin purée (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 1 1-lb pkg silken tofu, drained well
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon, ground
  • 2/4 tsp ginger, ground
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg, ground
  • 1/4 tsp cloves, ground
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 oz dark chocolate, cut into thin shards (about 1/4 cup)


  1. In the bowl of a food processor, combine pumpkin and tofu.
  2. Process until combined, about 30 seconds.
  3. Add maple syrup, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves and salt. Process until combined, about 30 seconds more.
  4. Transfer mousse to a resealable container, cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  5. Drain any water that has accumulated from mousse.
  6. Give it a quick stir and scoop 1/2 cup mousse into each of 10 small glasses or ramekins. (You may have some mousse left over.)
  7. Top each serving with 2 tsp yogurt and 1 tsp chocolate.
  8. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup pumpkin mousse. 2 tsp yogurt, 1 tsp chocolate
  • Calories: 130
  • Carbohydrate Content: 22 g
  • Fat Content: 3.5 g
  • Fiber Content: 4 g
  • Protein Content: 4 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1.5 g
  • Sodium Content: 60 mg
  • Sugar Content: 14 g