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Tofu Cheesecake
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If you crave cheesecake, then try this, it tastes like the real thing!!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • Crust:

  • 6 Tablespoons soft butter
  • 1 cup spelt flour
  • 4 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • Filling:

  • 2 pounds tofu, pressed and drained
  • 6 Tablespoons tahini
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 4 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract
How to make it:
  1. Mix crust ingredients well and pat into the bottom of a springform pan.
  2. Bake the crust for 10 minutes @ 350 degrees.
  3. Cool.
  4. Blend all filling ingredients together well until smooth.
  5. Pour into crust and bake at 350 for 40 minutes until golden.
  6. Cool.
  7. Top with fresh fruit, if desired.
  8. Serve chilled.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sesame Butter/Tahini1 N N A A A A N N
Tofu (Soy Cake)2 ,3 ,4 B N B N A A N A
Spelt Flour/Products2 ,4 ,5 ,6 N N N N N N N A
Butter1 A A A A N N N N
Sugar (Brown/White)  N A N A N A N A
Lemon/Lemon Juice1 B B B B N N N N
Maple Syrup  N N N A N N N A

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Almond Extract1 ,2 N N A A A A N N

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

  • 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 Oct 21, 2011 at 11:35 PM By: Joe