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Contributed by: BalletomaneAdded: Dec 19, 2010 at 03:22 AM


Known as 'Mjuk Pepparkakor' in Swedish, this is a classic Christmas cake made with spices that are commonly used in the traditional Swedish gingerbread cookies (pepparkakor)--a soft variant from the crispy version and much less time consuming to make.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (1 beneficials)

  • Baked Good

  • Butter or ghee (100g)
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 dl palm sugar
  • 1.5 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1.5 teaspoons ground cloves
  • 1.5 teaspoons cinnamon [or use a BTD compliant substitute]
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1.5 dl thick rice milk
  • 1 Tablespoon arrowroot flour
  • 3 dl of compliant flour, sifted (e.g. 1 dl of brown rice flour, 1 dl of quinoa flour, 1 dl amaranth flour
    1 dl = 10 ml = ~3.3 U.S. fluid oz/0.4 cup. If this conversion is too cumbersome, just use a similar measurement with the right proportions

How to make it:
  1. Melt the butter/ghee and let it cool.
  2. Prepare a baking pan/angel cake form or about a dozen medium muffin cups.
  3. Whip the eggs and palm sugar together.
  4. Add the spices (ginger, cloves and cinnamon), baking soda, arrowroot flour and pour in the rice milk.
  5. Add all the flour and the butter/ghee.
  6. Mix all ingredients together.
  7. Pour the batter into the baking pans or muffin cups.
  8. For a whole cake, bake at 175C (350F) for about 45 minutes.
  9. Don't overcook.
  10. Check with a toothpick.
  11. For muffins, bake at 200C (400F) for about 20 minutes.

Blood Type Diet Analysis:

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
Rice Milk 1 N N B B B B N N
Egg (chicken) 2 N N N B N N N N
Quinoa N N N N N N N N
Arrowroot N N N N N N N N
Ghee (Clarified Butt... 2 N N N B N B N N
Rice Cake/Flour 1 ,2 ,3 B N B B B B N N
Cardamom N N N N N N N N
Ginger 2 B B N B B B B B
Baking Soda 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
Cinnamon 2 N N N N A A N A

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Butter 2 A A A A N N N N

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Amaranth B B B B A N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.

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

    Please Note:

    There are several cookbooks based on the Blood Type Diet that are available in print:

    Cook Right
    For Your Type

    Cookbook Type A

    Cookbook Type AB

    Cookbook Type B

    Cookbook Type O
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