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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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Contributed by: JillFrom the Recipe Archives


A fantastic and deliciously moist chocolate cake.

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

  • Dessert

  • 3-3/4 cups white spelt flour [or other compliant flour]
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar [or agave syrup]
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa or carob powder
  • 2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 cups water
  • 3/4 cup olive oil or canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • ghee to coat baking pan

How to make it:
  1. Combine first five ingredients in mixing bowl.
  2. Add water, oil, vanilla and mix well (batter will be thin).
  3. Rub Ghee inside a 9'x13' baking pan and pour batter in pan.
  4. Bake at 350F for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  5. Cool completely before cutting.

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
Baking Soda N N N N N N N N
Sea Salt 1 N N N N N N N N
Chocolate/ C... 2 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.

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Canola Oil 1 ,2 N N N N A A N A
Olive Oil 1 ,2 B B B B B B B B

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

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Kamut 2 ,3 N N A A A A N N
Spelt Flour/... 2 ,3 N N N N N N N A
Rice Cake/Fl... 2 ,3 B N B B B B N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup N N N N N N N N
Sugar (Brown... 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 genetically modified .
[3] 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.

    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 Nov 12, 2007 at 04:59 PM By: Don

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

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