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Triple Layer Chocolate Cake
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My mother-in-law has been making this for years and it's my husband's favorite recipe. I adapted it.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 2 teaspoon corn-free baking powder
  • 4 tsp. baking soda
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups soy milk (A, AB, O); rice milk (all) or skim milk (B, AB)
  • 2 cups Hot Coffee (O&A's, I have been told that Raja's cup can substitute for this, but I don't know what that is).
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla (A, B, AB) or almond extract (A, O)
  • 4 cups sugar
  • 4 cups spelt flour
  • 1-1/2 cups Hershey's Cocoa
  • 1 cup olive oil or melted shortening appropriate for blood type
How to make it:
  1. Combine all ingredients, leaving spelt flour as last ingredient to prevent over-mixing. Bake in 13X9X2 inch pan; 3 round layer cake pans; or 1 large bundt pan at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for about 40 minutes or until knife comes out clean.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Spelt Flour/Products2 ,3 ,4 ,5 N N N N N N N A
Baking Soda  N N N N N N N N
Chocolate/ Cocoa4 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Milk5 N N B B B B N N
Soy Milk5 B N N A A N N A
Milk (Cow-Skim or 2%)- A A N N B N A A
Coffee (Regular/Decaf)1 ,5 B B A A N A A A

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Olive Oil1 ,4 B B B B B B B B

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

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

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Almond Extract1 ,2 N N A A A A N N
Sugar (Brown/White)- N A N A N A 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.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[5] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .

  • 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 22, 2011 at 11:32 PM By: Joe