Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (www.dadamo.com)

Sweet Potato Cake


Description:

Moist and cake-like treat.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type B (4 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
Category:
  • Dessert
Ingredients:
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1-1/2 cup brown sugar [non-secretors substitute agave]
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon orange extract [not BTD rated]
  • 3 cup spelt flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder [see baking powder recipe]
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3 cup shredded sweet potato (about 1 large)[or other BTD OK flour]
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 2 eggs
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Lightly coat a 13 x 9 pan with olive oil or no-stick.
  3. In a large bowl, beat the oil, brown sugar, pineapple, eggs, almond and orange extract.
  4. In a small bowl, combine and mix the flour, soda, baking powder, cloves, sea salt, and nutmeg.
  5. Combine the wet and dry ingredients and stir until just mixed.
  6. Stir in the sweet potatoes and raisins.
  7. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 30 to 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out with just a few crumbs on it and is not wet.
  8. Cool completely on a rack.
  9. Makes 24.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Raisin1 ,2 N N N N N N N N
Potato (Sweet)3 ,4 A N B B B B B N
Clove  N N N N N N N N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Pineapple Juice1 B B N N B B B B
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N


BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Nutmeg1 N N N N N N A N

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Kamut2 ,3 N N A A A A N N
Spelt Flour/Products2 ,3 N N N N N N N A
Rice Cake/Flour3 ,4 B N B B B B N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Almond Extract1 ,2 N N A A A A N N
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 which are high in phytates.
[4] 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.

    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 03, 2007 at 06:57 PM By: Don