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post #21 of 32
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Originally Posted by WuWei View Post
Yes, unsoaked beans can make one very sick.

Toxicity

Before they are eaten, the raw bean seeds should be soaked in water for several hours and then boiled for at least ten minutes in new fresh water to degrade a toxic compound - the lectin phytohaemagglutinin - found in the bean which would otherwise cause severe gastric upset.

This compound is present in many varieties (and in some other species of bean), but is especially concentrated in red kidney beans and white kidney beans (Cannellini beans). Although in the case of dry beans the ten minutes required to degrade the toxin is much shorter than the hours required to fully cook the beans themselves, outbreaks of poisoning have been associated with the use of slow cookers whose low cooking temperatures may be unable to degrade the toxin. Sprouts of pulses high in haemaglutins should not be eaten. Kidney beans, especially, should not be soaked or sprouted.[1][2]



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_bean


(ie. no raw kidney beans. Just like 4-8 could kill a person, iirc.) Canned beans are pre-soaked and pre-cooked, generally, in America, per my understanding.
http://www.foodreference.com/html/ar...poisoning.html




This cake sounds fascinating! I'm planning to make the recipe. Thanks.







Pat

whoa! kidney beans should not be soaked or sprouted? is that only from raw? what about dried kidney beans that have been sprouted, then cooked?

I made sprouted chili a few weeks ago with kidney and pintos. i cooked the sprouted beans per NT (maybe that's why she says to cook sprouted beans?)

no one in my house got sick...
post #22 of 32
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Originally Posted by swood View Post
whoa! kidney beans should not be soaked or sprouted? is that only from raw? what about dried kidney beans that have been sprouted, then cooked?

I made sprouted chili a few weeks ago with kidney and pintos. i cooked the sprouted beans per NT (maybe that's why she says to cook sprouted beans?)

no one in my house got sick...
Cooking them afterwards is the correct thing to do.
In fact it is advisable to do this with all sprouts anyway.
post #23 of 32
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Originally Posted by swood View Post
whoa! kidney beans should not be soaked or sprouted? is that only from raw? what about dried kidney beans that have been sprouted, then cooked?

I made sprouted chili a few weeks ago with kidney and pintos. i cooked the sprouted beans per NT (maybe that's why she says to cook sprouted beans?)

no one in my house got sick...

Yeah, I felt the quote didn't expressly note that it is RAW soaked or RAW sprouted kidney beans which are the danger. Well-cooked beans are ok, per my understanding.


Pat
post #24 of 32
So when making this cake I'll soak the dried beans, then boil, then go about the recipe?

I think I've cooked all beans I've sprouted, but maybe not in things like bean salad....hmm...good to know!
post #25 of 32

Brainstorm!

This recipe would make excellent Whoopie Pies!
Any ideas on how we could make a TF filling?
post #26 of 32
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Originally Posted by eirual View Post
So when making this cake I'll soak the dried beans, then boil, then go about the recipe?

I think I've cooked all beans I've sprouted, but maybe not in things like bean salad....hmm...good to know!
Yes, just soak, cook and cool, and you will be set to go!
I cheated with the firist ones, and used canned
post #27 of 32
http://www.elanaspantry.com/gluten-free-twinkies/

There is a recipe for some grain/gluten free twinkies w/ filling- obviously replacing the agave w/ raw honey. I am sure there are other recipes for more of a dairy based filling.
post #28 of 32
so this recipe is for a 9 inch round cake pan?

Also, what is erythritol can I just use honey instead?
post #29 of 32
I always use honey instead in her recipes. Works just fine! Maybe add less liquid.
post #30 of 32
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because its yummy!
post #31 of 32
Thank you for this! It is sooo yummy. I used all honey.
post #32 of 32
I used all honey--no need for stevia! That would have made it too sweet.

I put a classic ganache on top, make with heavy cream, though I sweetened it with maple syrup. My ILs were very impressed.

Not sure if it would be kosher for Passover?
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