Green Tea Tofu Flan

Japanese matcha green tea powder gives this dairy-free dessert its green color and pleasantly bitter taste. You can buy matcha at Japanese markets and online.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 1 hourDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups plain soy milk
  • 1½ Tbsp. matcha green tea powder
  • 7 oz. firm tofu, patted dry
  • 4 eggs
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Boiling water

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Bring soy milk just to bubbling around the edges in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Don't allow it to boil. Remove from heat. Add matcha powder and mix well, ensuring that there are no clumps.
  • Place tofu in blender. Puree until smooth. Add eggs and sugar to blender. Process until smooth.
  • Add the tea-infused soy milk and vanilla to blender mixture. Process until well combined. Pour mixture into six 8 oz. custard cups. Place cups in 1" boiling water on a baking pan. Bake until just set, about 45 minutes.
  • Cool flan to room temperature. Chill. Invert on small plates to serve.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups plain soy milk
  • 1½ Tbsp. matcha green tea powder
  • 7 oz. firm tofu, patted dry
  • 4 eggs
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Boiling water

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Bring soy milk just to bubbling around the edges in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Don't allow it to boil. Remove from heat. Add matcha powder and mix well, ensuring that there are no clumps.
  • Place tofu in blender. Puree until smooth. Add eggs and sugar to blender. Process until smooth.
  • Add the tea-infused soy milk and vanilla to blender mixture. Process until well combined. Pour mixture into six 8 oz. custard cups. Place cups in 1" boiling water on a baking pan. Bake until just set, about 45 minutes.
  • Cool flan to room temperature. Chill. Invert on small plates to serve.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories200
Total Fat5g
Saturated Fat1.5g
Cholesterol140mg
Sodium90mg
Total Carbohydrate30g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars27g
Protein10g