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Apple Crumb Pie
3 votes


A wonderful pie

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (1 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 1 - 8 inch unbaked pie shell or 1 - 8 inch wheat free unbaked pie shell
  • 4 large apples
  • 1/3 cup fructose [or 1/2 amount agave]
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/2 cup fructose [or 1/4 cup agave]
  • 3/4 cup flour according to blood type (if wheat free, add 1 tsp. xantham gum)
  • 1/3 cup margarine or butter according to blood type [or ghee]
How to make it:
  1. Peel apples slice and place in unbaked pie shell.
  2. Sprinkle with 1/3 cup sweetener and coriander.
  3. Mix together the 1/2 cup sweetener and flour
  4. Cut in margarine butter or ghee until crumbled
  5. Sprinkle over apples
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes or until apples are done.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Coriander  N N N N N N N N
Apple/Apple Juice/Cider1 ,2 ,3 N N N N N N N A

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Ghee (Clarified Butter)2 N N N B N B N N
Butter2 A A A A N N N N

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

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Wheat (White Flour Products)1 ,2 ,3 ,4 N A N A N A A A
Spelt Flour/Products1 ,2 ,3 ,4 N N N N N N N A
Rice Cake/Flour2 ,4 ,5 B N B B B B N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients that contain gluten.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[5] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .

  • This recipe is low in 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.

    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 11, 2007 at 09:02 AM By: Rodney