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Sweet Potato Cake
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Contributed by: AnneAdded: Mar 26, 2008 at 03:36 AM


Simple and easy to make, Sweet Potatoes Cake.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Baked Good
  • 2 Sweet potatoes, medium sized
  • Butter or ghee
  • 1 egg yolk (beaten)
  • 1 Tablespoon of compliant flour (I used quinoa)
  • 1 Tablespoon of molasses
  • 1 Tablespoon of water/compliant milk (I used water instead)
How to make it:
  1. 1. Cook sweet potato until soft, smash it and add a little butter, molasses and flour to the mixture.
  2. 2. Add some of the beaten egg, but not all; keep some for the glazing.
  3. 3. Put the mixture into a muffin cup.
  4. 4. Mix some water and left-over egg yolk in a small cup and glaze the cakes with this.
  5. 5. Place cakes on a tray and bake in 375 F oven for 10-15 minutes.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Molasses  B N N N N N N N
Potato (Sweet)1 ,2 A N B B B B B N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Egg Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg Yolk (chicken)3 N N N B N N N N

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Quinoa- N N N N N N N N

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Ghee (Clarified Butter)3 N N N B N B N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help the body to detoxify.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This is a low lectin recipe.
  • 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 Jan 06, 2009 at 11:29 AM By: Drea