Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

Easy Buckwheat cakes
5 votes


This recipe has only 3 Ingredients plus water. It is fast, easy and delicious. Tastes like real old fashioned pancakes.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Breakfast
  • 1 1/2 cups buckwheat flour
  • 1/2 cup oil (I use canola)
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup water
How to make it:
  1. Add egg yolks, oil and water to flour and mix.
  2. Beat the egg whites until stiff and fold into flour mixture.
  3. Drop by 1/4 cupfuls onto non stick hot griddle and fry until bubbles form in pancake.
  4. Serve with warm barley malt. [or use a BTD compliant substitute]

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Buckwheat/Kasha2 B N A A A A N A

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
Barley Malt- B N A A A A N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.

  • 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 Oct 11, 2007 at 10:02 PM By: Lola