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Import txt files

Cookmate allows to import recipes from .txt files. Here is an example of .txt file :

Angel Food Cake
by: source

Category: Dessert
Tag: Easy

Cook Time: 1 hour
Yield: 1 bundt pan
Prep Time :

1 1/4 c cake flour
1 3/4 c white sugar
1/4 tsp salt
1 1/2 c egg whites
1 tsp cream of tarter
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp almond extract

Beat egg whites to stiff peaks. Add cream of tarter and extracts.
In a separate bowl, combine dry ingredients. Gently fold in egg whites. Pour batter into an ungreased pan. Bake at 325 for 1 hour or until brown. Invert to cool.

My Notes


Title: Recipe 2
by: Author
Yield: 10
Prep Time :
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time :
Categories: Entree
My description
My ingredients


If you have several recipes, separate them with


Description of txt format

  • Title: : Title of the recipe
  • by: : Source or Author
  • URL: Source URL
  • Yield: : Yield
  • Prep Time : : Preparation time
  • Cook Time: : Cook Time
  • Total Time : : Total Time
  • Description : Description of the recipe. You can have multiple lines.
  • Ingredients : Ingredients of the recipe. You can have multiple lines.
  • Directions : Directions. You can have multiple lines.
  • Notes : Any comments you want to add. You can have multiple lines.
  • Categories: : Recipe category.
  • Tags: (or Tag:): Recipe tags separated by a comma.

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