Recipe courtesy of EatingWell.com

Mixed Berry-Almond Gratin

How simple and delicious are berries topped with a rich custard and baked into a crusty dessert (or breakfast) gratin. No one will ever guess that you've replaced much of the butter in traditional almond cream with tofu.
  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 50 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Nutrition Info
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Ingredients

1/3 cup slivered almonds (1 1/4 ounces)

1/2 cup granulated sugar or

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

Pinch of salt

1 large egg

1/3 cup firm silken low-fat tofu

1 tablespoon butter, softened

1/4 teaspoon pure almond extract

3 cups mixed berries, such as raspberries, blackberries and blueberries

Confectioners' sugar for dusting

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat a 1-quart gratin dish or a 9-inch pie pan with cooking spray.
  2. Spread almonds in a shallow baking pan and bake until light golden and fragrant, 4 to 6 minutes. Let cool.
  3. Place sugar (or Splenda), flour, salt and almonds in a food processor; process until finely ground. Add egg, tofu, butter and almond extract; process until smooth.
  4. Spread berries evenly in the prepared gratin dish. Scrape the almond mixture over the top, spreading evenly.
  5. Bake the gratin until light golden and set, 40 to 50 minutes. Let cool for at least 20 minutes. Dust with confectioners' sugar and serve warm.