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Spelt & rice flour brownies

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 2 squares baking chocolate (or equivalent powder)
  • 1/3 cup melted butter [or ghee]
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar [or agave]
  • 1/4 cup rice flour
  • 1/2 cup spelt flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup nuts (optional)
How to make it:
  1. Above recipe will be enough for a 6' square pan, I usually double it and put it in a bigger pan. I also usually add a little extra chocolate.
  2. Melt chocolate and butter together in a small pan (don't burn!).
  3. Add the rice flour and let sit 10-15 minutes.
  4. Beat the eggs, then add and mix in the sugar or sweetener.
  5. Add remaining ingredients and mix.
  6. Finally add the chocolate and rice flour mixture and chopped nuts at the end and mix thoroughly.
  7. Put batter in greased 6'x6' pan.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick or cake tester 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
Rice Cake/Flour3 ,4 ,5 B N B B B B N N
Chocolate/ Cocoa4 N N N N N N N N
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Walnut (English)1 ,2 B B B B N B B B

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

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N 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 are high in phytates.

  • 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 05, 2007 at 12:20 AM By: Father Tiresias
    • Revised Oct 06, 2007 at 07:58 PM By: Rodney