Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

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This is a general pancake recipe that can be modified to suit taste, blood type or allergy.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (1 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Breakfast
  • Dry:
  • 1 cup Flour (or use spelt; 3/4 c spelt, 1/4 c buckwheat; 7/8 c rice, 1/8 c soy; 3/4 c rice, 1/4 spelt)
  • 2 teaspoon non-aluminum BTD baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Wet:
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk (use cow, rice or soy for BTD compliance)
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
How to make it:
  1. Combine dry ingredients.
  2. Beat egg & mix egg and other wet ingredients.
  3. Combine all ingredients thoroughly (you may wish to add a little flour or milk at this time to adjust texture).
  4. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes.
  5. Cook on hot griddle.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Spelt (whole)2 ,3 ,4 ,5 N N B N B N N A
Olive Oil1 ,4 B B B B B B B B
Milk (Cow-Skim or 2%)  A A N N B N A A
[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients that contain gluten.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[5] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • 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 Sep 30, 2007 at 08:35 AM By: Rodney
    • Revised Sep 30, 2007 at 10:56 AM By: Don