2 (10.5 ounce) packages lite firm tofu
16 ounces vanilla soymilk or rice milk
1/4 vanilla bean, split
1/4 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons grated piloncillo (unrefined brownsugar cones) or use brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/2 to 1 cup rum or brandy (optional)
In a blender or food processor, combine all ingredients except nutmeg; blend thoroughly, stopping occasionally to scrape down sides of bowl.
Serve well-chilled and dusted with nutmeg.
Yield: 8 (5 ounce) servings