alphitomancy


alphitomancy
/ælˈfɪtəˌmænsi/ (say al'fituh.mansee)

noun
a means of divination using special cakes that are said to have a pleasant taste only for persons with a clear conscience.
{French alphitomantie, from Greek alphitomantis a diviner who used barley meal, from Greek alphiton barley meal}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.