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Chocolate Cake
10 votes

Contributed by: ruthiegirlAdded: Nov 15, 2011 at 09:56 AM


A chocolate cake that even O nonnies can eat! Makes a great birthday cake!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (0 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Baked Good
  • 3/4 cup white rice flour
  • 3/8 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda (sodium bicarbonate)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2/3 cup agave or molasses, or a mixture of the two
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup olive oil (or other compliant oil)
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Spray cooking spray (or grease and flour) an 8 inch or 9 inch round or square baking pan.
  3. In a large bowl, combine flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt.
  4. Add eggs, oil, and sweetener(s).
  5. Stir well, or use a mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes.
  6. If mixing by hand, it may be easier to combine the liquid ingredients in a separate bowl before adding dry ingredients.
  7. Add the boiling water.
  8. The batter will be rather thin.
  9. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 30 to 35 minutes, until the cake tests done with a toothpick.
  10. Cool and enjoy!
  11. You can top with powdered sugar, frosting, etc, if desired.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Baking Soda  N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This is a low lectin recipe.
  • 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.

    Please Note:
    When using any recipe, always check it for avoids and make the appropriate adjustments where necessary. The Blood Type Diet Recipe Database has been recently greatly enhanced. Also, the food lists changed somewhat a couple of years ago, and all recipes in the database may not reflect those changes in terms of the blood types for which the recipes are recommended. Volunteer Blood Type Diet Forums Members are working to review and update all the recipes to take advantage of the all the new features and food lists. Please be patient with us until the process has been completed.

    Revision History:
    • Revised Nov 15, 2011 at 07:34 PM By: Lola