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Contributed by: RoseyAdded: Mar 01, 2008 at 08:34 PM


This is an easy soft gingerbread recipe which I got from the All Recipes website and tweaked to make compliant - and it worked. I've given the measurements in US and metric.

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

  • Baked Good

  • 1/2 cup or 100g butter or ghee
  • 1/3 cup or 85g agave, or 1/2 cup or 110g sugar
  • 3 1/4 cups 405g sifted amaranth flour
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice/cinnamon/cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3/4 cup or 180ml molasses
  • 1/4 cup or 60ml water

How to make it:
  1. Cream butter/ghee with agave/sugar in a large bowl.
  2. In a smaller bowl, sift flour with sea salt, baking soda and spices.
  3. Blend flour mixture into creamed mixture alternately with molasses and water, making sure each is completely incorporated before adding the next.
  4. Chill at least 1 hour.
  5. Preheat oven to 350F (180C).
  6. Roll dough to 1/4 inch thick. Cut with large 6-8 inch gingerbread men cookie cutters. Lift onto lightly greased cookie sheet with broad spatula.
  7. Bake above oven center for about 12 minutes or until cookies spring back lightly in center. Do not overcook, they won't stay soft.
  8. Remove from sheets and cool on wire racks. Makes 10 men 6-8 inches tall.
  9. I didn't have cookie cutters so I used a water glass to cut out rounds, and I got around 70 gingerbread biscuits.

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
Agave Syrup N N N N N N N N
Amaranth B B B B A N N N
Clove N N N N N N N N
Ghee (Clarif... 1 N N N B N B N N
Baking Soda N N N N N N N N
Ginger 1 B B N B B B B B
Molasses (Bl... B N B B B B N N
Sea Salt 1 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.

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sugar (Brown... N A N A N A N A

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

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Allspice 1 N N A A A A N N
Cinnamon 1 N N N N A A N A

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Wheat (White... 2 ,3 ,4 ,5 N A N A N A A A
Kamut 2 ,3 ,4 ,5 N N A A A A N N
Spelt Flour/... 2 ,3 ,4 ,5 N N N N N N N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients that contain gluten.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[5] 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 May 16, 2008 at 10:50 PM By: Rodney

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