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Lemon Butter Biscuits
2 votes

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (1 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 250 grams raw sugar [or BTD compliant sweetener]
  • 375 grams wholemeal spelt flour {or BTD compliant flour]
  • 250 grams butter [or ghee]
  • 2-1/2 Tablespoons grated lemon rind or 1 teaspoon vanilla
How to make it:
  1. Melt butter.
  2. Mix in sugar, lemon rind, and flour, in this order.
  3. Kneed till it is well mixed and doughy.
  4. Roll out small balls and flatten on baking tray (I use baking paper, easy to clean up)
  5. Cook in oven at 210c for approximately 12 to 15 minutes, and allow to cool.
  6. Place in airtight container.
  7. Makes 24 biscuits.

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Lemon/Lemon Juice1 B B B B N N N N

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

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Ghee (Clarified Butter)1 N N N B N B N N
Butter1 A A A A N N N N

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Kamut2 ,3 ,4 ,5 N N A A A A N N
Spelt Flour/Products2 ,3 ,4 ,5 N N N N N N N A

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 that contain gluten.
[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 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:
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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 21, 2007 at 02:12 PM By: Drea