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Kellie's Yummy Chocolate Cake
4 votes


I found this on the message board in response to a message I posted. It stays very moist & my whole family loves it.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB (0 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 4 ounces semi-sweet or bittersweet chocolate (I'm sure there's an equivalent carob product out there you could use if worried about the dairy in this)
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter (O, B) or ghee (A, AB)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (or I guess you could use carob)
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Butter an 8 inch round cake pan; line with round of waxed paper or parchment paper.
  3. Grease paper.
  4. Combine chocolate & butter & microwave on high for 1 minute. (or in saucepan on low heat) Whisk till smooth.
  5. Whisk in the sugar until it dissolves.
  6. Add eggs one at a time, beating quickly so you don't cook the eggs.
  7. Sift in cocoa powder. Whisk just to incorporate.
  8. Pour into prepared pan & bake in center of preheated oven 20 to 25 minutes, or until top has formed a thin crust.
  9. Remove from oven to cake rack & cool 5 minutes.
  10. Loosen edge of cake with knife.
  11. Invert over serving plate.
  12. Cool completely & dust with powdered sugar.
  13. You can serve with diced fruit or just leave it plain.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Sugar (Brown/White)  N A N A N A N A
Chocolate/ Cocoa2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Butter1 A A A A N N N N
Ghee (Clarified Butter)1 N N N B N B N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.

  • 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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 29, 2010 at 11:41 PM By: Joe