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A small individual cake with firm texture and rough, rock-like appearance containing dried fruit. Popular Australian snack.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (9 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type AB (8 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (8 beneficials)
  • Type B (5 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (8 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)

  • Baked Good

  • 1 cup spelt flour [or kamut flour]
  • 1 cup barley flour (or flour to your type)
  • 2 level teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 level teaspoons baking powder [Baking Powder Recipe Variations]
  • 90 grams reduced fat butter or margarine, cut into pieces [or 3 ounces of ghee]
  • 1/2 cup caster (superfine) sugar [or 1/4 cup agave nectar or BTD compliant sweetener]
  • 1/2 cup mixed dried fruit to your type (I use apricots, pineapple and currants), chopped up small
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped nuts to your type (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground dried ginger
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 cup low fat soy milk [or any BTD compliant milk]

How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 200 deg.C (400 deg.F).
  2. Grease 2 oven trays.
  3. Sift flours, baking soda, and baking powder together into a large bowl.
  4. Add pieces of butter/margarine, and rub in with fingertips until mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  5. Mix in sugar, fruit, nuts, and ginger.
  6. Whisk egg white into soy milk and add to dry ingredients.
  7. Mix to a stiff dough (after initial stirring, I use my hands to mix.)
  8. Pile mixture in portions of approximately 3 level Tablespoons (2 if using Australian tablespoon), on prepared oven trays.
  9. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.
  10. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  11. Before serving, rock cakes can be split and buttered if desired.

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
Ginger 1 B B N B B B B B
Baking Soda N N N N N N N N
Egg White (chicken) 1 N N B B 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.

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pecan/Pecan Butter 1 ,2 N N N N N N N N
Walnut (English) 1 ,2 B B B B N B B B
Walnut (Black) 1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Almond/Almond Butter 1 N N N N N N N N

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Almond Milk 1 ,2 N N N N N N N A
Rice Milk 3 N N B B B B N N
Soy Milk 3 B N N A A N N A

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Apricot/Apricot Juice 1 ,2 ,3 B B N N N N N A
Currants (Black/Red) N N N N N B N N
Pineapple 1 ,3 B B B B B B N N

Bean/Legume Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Peanut/Peanut Butter 1 B B B N A A A A

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

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Cake/Flour 3 ,4 B N B B B B N N
Barley 3 ,4 N N N N N N A A
Soy Flour/Bread 3 ,4 B N B A N A N A
Kamut 3 ,4 N N A A A A N N
Spelt Flour/Products 3 ,4 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 which may be high in pesticides.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • 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

    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 07, 2007 at 11:29 PM By: Drea

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  •     Written in Perl by Peter D'Adamo. Copyright 2007-2015 All rights reserved.

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