La Tablée Des Chefs : Soy, apple, and maple tapioca

Soy, apple, and maple tapioca

Serves: 4
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Total time: 1 hour 15 minutes


  • 2 Quebec Empire apples, peeled and cut into 1-cm (3/8-in.) cubes
  • 60 mL (¼ cup) maple syrup
  • 750 mL (3 cups) Nutrisoya unsweetened soy beverage
  • 80 mL (⅓ cup) minute tapioca
  • 1 vanilla bean, split and scraped
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 60 mL (¼ cup) dried cranberries, chopped


  1. In a medium-size saucepan, caramelize the apples and maple syrup over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes.
  2. Remove saucepan from heat, add soy beverage, tapioca, vanilla, and egg yolks, and whisk.
  3. Return saucepan to heat and cook over low heat for about 15 minutes, whisking continually.
  4. Remove from heat, let stand on counter for 10 minutes before putting in fridge to chill for 30 minutes.
  5. Divide tapioca into 4 verrines and top each one with 15 mL (1 tbsp.) of cranberries.


*Chef's tipServe with a few spoonfuls of granola or nuts.

This recipe is being made available to you as part of My homemade lunch campaign, an initiative of La Tablée des Chefs, presented by IGA in collaboration with the Government of Quebec. Starting August 18th, make a $2 donation in any IGA supermarket to encourage our youth to cook!