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Pineapple, Carrot, Walnut and Raisin Cake
5 votes


This is a cake that is filled with beneficial and neutral ingredients. It's almost a meal in itself. If it stayed around long enough, I think it would keep well.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 1 1/3 cup spelt flour
  • 1 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup kamut flour
  • 1 cup oil or melted butter
  • 2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups grated carrots
  • 1 + teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 cups crushed pineapple
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
How to make it:
  1. Sift together dry ingredients; set aside.
  2. Mix eggs, sugar, and oil or melted butter, stirring well.
  3. Add carrots, DRAINED pineapple, walnuts, and raisins; beat after each addition.
  4. Add sifted ingredients; stir well.
  5. Pour into greased and floured 9x13 pan.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.

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
Walnut (English)1 ,2 B B B B N B B B
Pineapple1 ,2 B B B B B B N N
Kamut2 ,3 N N A A A A N N
Carrot1 ,2 B N N N B B N B
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Baking Soda  N N N N N N N N
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
Cinnamon1 N N N N A A N A

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sugar (Brown/White)- N A N A N A N A

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Butter1 A A A A N N N N

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Spelt Flour/Products2 ,3 N N N N N N N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[3] 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 Mar 31, 2009 at 05:43 PM By: Lola