Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

Walnut-Raisin Cake/Muffin


This makes a light coffee type cake without topping, or a hearty muffin with nuts.
[Flours used may be adapted according to BT.]

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (4 beneficials)
  • Baked Good
  • 4 mashed bananas
  • 1 egg
  • 4 Tablespoons soft butter
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda [not in Typebase]
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 heaping Tablespoons carob powder
  • 2 heaping Tablespoons flax seed
  • 1/2 cup spelt flout
  • 1/2 cup rye flour
  • 1/2 cup kamut flour
  • 1/2 cup raisins (optional)
  • 1/2 cup walnuts (optional)
  • 1/2 cups almonds (optional)
How to make it:

  1. Add the Ingredients as listed.
  2. Optionals are chosen as desired.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees in a glass cake/loaf dish for 50 minutes.
  4. For metal bake 5 - 10 minutes longer.
  5. A large, buttered muffin cup will cook in the microwave in 2 minutes on the second highest setting.
  6. The optionals are especially good in muffins.
  7. For multiple muffin dishes, high for 1 minute per muffin works.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Flax Seed (Linseed)2 B B N N N N B N
Spelt Flour/Products3 ,4 ,5 ,6 N N N N N N N A
Banana1 ,2 A N A A B N B B
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
Almond/Almond Butter1 N N N N N N N N

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Raisin1 ,2 ,5 N N N N N N N N

Bean/ Legume Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Carob- N N N N N N B N

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

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Kamut3 ,4 ,5 ,6 N N A A A A N N
Rye Flour (whole rye)3 ,4 ,5 B B B B A A N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may have a high mold count.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients that contain gluten.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[5] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[6] 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.

    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 04, 2007 at 09:29 PM By: Lola