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Pineapple Upside Down Cake
3 votes


Delicious cake

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (7 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB (6 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Baked Good
  • 1/4 cup maple sugar [or BTD compliant sweetener]
  • 3/4 cup oat flour [or BTD compliant flour]
  • 3/4 cup rice flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder [Baking Powder Recipe Variations]
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 3/4 cup maple syrup [or 1/2 cup agave]
  • 2/3 cup tofu, pureed
  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla
  • 2 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 10-ounce can pineapple rings
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Coat baking pan with cooking spray.
  3. Sprinkle with maple sugar.
  4. Place pineapple rings on top of maple sugar, so the rings touch each other and line the pan.

  5. In a large bowl sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  6. In another bowl, whisk together oil, maple syrup, tofu, pineapple juice, vanilla and lemon juice.
  7. Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients and mix lightly with wire whisk.
  8. Don't over mix; batter will be heavy.
  9. Pour batter into pan and bake for 25 to 35 minutes.
  10. When done, invert pan onto plate.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pineapple1 ,2 B B B B B B N N
Tofu (Soy Cake)3 ,4 ,5 B N B N A A N A
Vanilla  N N N N N N N A
Baking Soda  N N N N N N N N
Olive Oil2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Pineapple Juice2 B B N N B B B B
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Cake/Flour1 ,4 ,5 B N B B B B N N
Oat Flour5 ,6 B N B B B N N A

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N
Maple Syrup- N N N A N N N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[5] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.
[6] This recipe uses ingredients that contain gluten.

  • 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 07, 2007 at 11:25 PM By: Drea