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Chocolate (or Carob) Cake

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Contributed by: RibbitAdded: May 11, 2009 at 07:38 PM


A moist, delicious cake.Note: You may use rice, soy or almond milk in place of the kefir, to make it dairy-free, but you will have to use less because the milk is not as thick. You will also have to use baking powder instead of baking soda, to give the soda something to react to.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (0 beneficials)

  • Dessert

  • 1 stick butter, melted, or 1/2 cup ghee
  • 1 1/3 cup agave or honey (you may use less if you want a less-sweet cake)
  • 1 cup golden flax meal (the regular brown works too, but not as well) mixed gradually with 3/4 cup hot water
  • 1 1/4 cup rice flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder or carob powder
  • 1/2 cup kefir or yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla (optional)

How to make it:
  1. Spray bunt pan or round cake pan with oil.
  2. Set aside.
  3. Combine flax meal and hot water first.
  4. Set aside to cool a little.
  5. Mix melted butter or ghee with agave.
  6. Mix with flaxmeal/water.
  7. Add vanilla and kefir.
  8. Mix all dry ingredients.
  9. Stir altogether quickly.
  10. Bake at 350 till it's done.
    Depends on what size/depth pan you use, 20-30 min.

Blood Type Diet Analysis:

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Core Ingredients Analysis:
The ingredients in this category are either BTD compliant for all types or the recipe author and/or editor did not suggest a possible substitution. If this category contains avoids for your blood type this recipe may not work for you, unless you feel like you can omit the item or make an appropriate substitution. If you develop a great BTD compliant variation of this recipe please consider adding it to the Recipe Database.

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Carob N N N N N N B N
Agave Syrup N N N N N N N N
Flax Seed (L...1 B B N N N N B N
Rice Cake/Fl...1 ,2 B N B B B B N N
Baking Soda N N N N N N N N
Chocolate/ C...3 N N N N N N N N

Variations and Substitutions Analysis:
This category of ingredients contains possible substitutions that may allow different blood types to use the recipe or ingredients that can be left out of the recipe altogether.

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

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Honey4 N N N A N N N A

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Butter4 A A A A N N N N
Kefir N N B B B B A A
Yogurt4 N N B N B B A A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Sep 01, 2009 at 10:47 PM By: Lola

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