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Walnut Torte
2 votes


A very delicious cake like dessert with absolutely no flours whatsoever!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (1 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 4 egg yolks beaten (6 gives more volume)
  • 6 Tablespoon pure maple syrup [or 3 Tablespoons agave]
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract according to blood type
  • 2 cups fine ground walnuts (grind in processor)
How to make it:
  1. Beat egg yolks until light colored and thick.
  2. Add maple syrup and extract, ground walnuts and mix throughly.
  3. Beat egg whites until stiff and fold in other ingredients.
  4. Put in a greased 9x9 cake pan.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees for 10 minutes 325 for 25 minutes.
  6. Let cool and serve as is or with a fruit sauce or glaze!

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Walnut (English)1 ,2 B B B B N B B B
Egg Yolk (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

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

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

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] 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 Oct 06, 2007 at 11:27 PM By: Rodney