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Pineapple Upsidedown Cake
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Contributed by: RibbitAdded: Aug 25, 2008 at 03:44 PM


This is not a super sweet cake. If you want it really sweet, double the concentrate and the veg glycerine.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 1 handful slivered almonds or pecan halves
  • scoop of ghee for frying
  • pinch nutmeg or compliant spice
  • 5 canned pineapple slices
  • 2 cups rice or millet flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 cup flax meal
  • 1 cup hot water (or 3/4 c. if using an egg)
  • 2 Tablespoons flax meal (omit if using egg)
  • 3 Tablespoons vegetable glycerine or agave
  • 2 Tablespoons pineapple juice concentrate
  • 2 Tablespoons ghee
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Saute nuts in ghee in an iron skillet, till lightly browned and fragrant. Add nutmeg and stir.
  3. Turn off, arrange pineapple slices to cover nuts, then let sit while making cake.
  4. Heat 1 cup water in microwave.
  5. Stir in flax meal and let sit.
  6. Mix rice flour, salt, baking powder, 1/4 cup flax meal in bowl.
  7. Add flax meal/water mixture, veg glycerin, juice and concentrate.
  8. Stir quickly and pour over pineapple slices.
  9. Put in oven and bake 30 minutes or until done.
  10. Once it's done baking, flip it out, right side up, onto a plate.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Flax Seed (Linseed)1 B B N N N N B N
Vegetable Glycerine (Glycerol)2 ,3 N N N N N N N N
Ghee (Clarified Butter)3 N N N B N B N N
Pineapple Juice3 B B N N B B B B
Sea Salt3 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Almond/Almond Butter3 N N N N N N N N
Pecan/Pecan Butter3 ,4 N N N N N N N N

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Cake/Flour1 ,2 B N B B B B N N
Millet2 N N B B B B N N

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Nutmeg3 N N N N N N A N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[2] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which are known to be common allergens.

  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Jan 07, 2009 at 03:53 PM By: Lola