6 Easy Dog Cake Recipes

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6 Easy Dog Cake Recipes
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You do not need much baking skills to create a tasty cake for your dog. Here are 6 easy-to-make dog cake recipes you can try regardless of your baking skills.

dog treat recipesDog-Friendly Cupcake Recipe

Dog cake recipeAre you looking forward to creating a cake that can be shared between you and your furry friend? Bake and share these mouth-watering dog-friendly red velvet cupcakes with your pooch!

What to prepare:

For the frosting:

How to create this human-friendly dog-safe cake:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Roughly dice the beet.
  3. Place diced beets along with the applesauce and yogurt in the food processor.
  4. Blend ingredients until smooth.
  5. Add eggs to the food processor, and pulse them until fully incorporated.
  6. Add dry ingredients to the food processor. Then pulse it until well combined.
  7. Spoon the cake batter into mini cupcake pans. The tops should be smooth, rounded, and free from bubbles.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  9. Allow the dog-friendly cupcakes to cool completely before frosting.

For the frosting:

  1. Place the cream cheese and yogurt in a mixer.
  2. Whip on medium until it has a fluffy consistency.
  3. Add cornstarch and vanilla to the mixture and whip again until everything is well combined.

Serving size: 48 mini cupcakes

Recipe notes:

Make your dog-friendly red velvet cupcakes tastier by topping them with small amounts of freeze-dried dog-friendly fruit bits for you and dog treats for your pooch.

dog treat recipesNo-Bake Dog Cake Recipe

Dog cake recipe 1Would you like to make a dog cake without using an oven? Whip up one for your furry companion by following this no-bake dog cake recipe:

What to prepare:

How to create this dog-safe cake:

  1. Place the peanut butter and diced banana in a blender, and blend until smooth.
  2. Add water and Greek yogurt, and blend until well incorporated.
  3. Pour the peanut butter dog cake batter on lined muffin sheets.
  4. Freeze the no-bake dog cake for a few hours until it solidifies.

Serving size: 6 pupcakes

dog treat recipes3-Ingredient Dog Cake Recipe

Dog cake recipe 2Are you out of time and low on budget to create a dog birthday cake? This recipe is for you as it is a time and money saver.

What to prepare:

  • 1/4 cup unsweetened, xylitol-free peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup oat flour
  • 3 large eggs

How to create this dog-safe cake:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Whisk all of the ingredients in a small bowl.
  3. Pour the cake batter into a small cake pan.
  4. Bake for 12 minutes.
  5. Cool the pan for 10 minutes after removing it from the oven.

Serving size: 1-layer cake

Recipe notes:

Make this 3-ingredient cake more enticing by placing peanut butter and dog treats on top.

dog treat recipesHealthy Dog Cake Recipe

Dog cake recipe 3For health-conscious pawrents, do not cross out cakes from your pooch’s treat list just yet. Here is a nutritious homemade dog cake that your dog will love:

What to prepare:

  • 2 teaspoons raw honey
  • 3 tablespoons melted coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup blueberries
  • 1 ½ cups coconut flour
  • 2 eggs

For the frosting:

  • 2 tablespoons raw honey
  • 3/4 cup plain yogurt

How to create this dog-safe cake:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350˚F.
  2. Use coconut oil (which has saturated fats that are good for dogs) to grease a small loaf pan.
  3. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, mix the eggs, honey, and melted coconut oil together.
  4. Add the coconut flour and stir until smooth.
  5. Add the blueberries into the mixture and mix thoroughly.
  6. Fill the greased pan with the cake batter.
  7. Bake for 25–30 minutes.
  8. Take the dog cake out of the oven and place it on the rack to cool completely.
  9. Apply the frosting. Decorate the cake with blueberries if you want.

For the frosting:

  • Mix honey and yogurt together.

Serving size: 12 slices

dog treat recipesMicrowave Dog Cake Recipe

Dog cake recipe 4Convenient and easy to make, the microwave dog cake requires minimal time and effort to create. It is a good choice if you lack sufficient time to bake a cake for your furry friend’s birthday party.

What to prepare:

  • ¾ teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup gluten-free quick oats
  • ½ banana
  • 12 strawberries, diced

 How to create this dog-safe cake:

  1. Mash the banana in a large bowl.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients to the bowl.
  3. Stir everything until well combined.
  4. Using a non-stick cooking spray, spray the microwave-safe container of your choice (bowl, mug, or cupcake ramekin).
  5. Microwave at 60% power for 3 minutes.
  6. Microwave at 100% power for an additional minute.
  7. Remove the dog cake from the microwave and let it cool before serving.

Serving size: 3 pupcakes

dog treat recipesMini Dog Birthday Cake

Dog cake recipe 5Spoil your dog on his birthday by baking this luxurious homemade cake for him.

What to prepare:

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (without alcohol)
  • 1/3 cup honey, preferably raw
  • 1/4 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened, xylitol-free peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg

For the frosting:

  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt

How to create this dog-safe cake:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Use coconut oil to grease two 4-inch cake pans.
  3. In a large bowl, combine flour and baking soda.
  4. Over low, medium heat, melt coconut oil in a saucepan.
  5. Mix the applesauce, egg, honey, peanut butter, pumpkin, and vanilla in a large bowl.
  6. Pour the melted coconut oil into the mixture and stir until well combined.
  7. Fold the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients. Then stir to combine.
  8. Pour the cake batter into the 2 cake pans evenly.
  9. Place the cake pans on a baking sheet, and then put them in the oven.
  10. Bake the cakes for 20–30 minutes or until a toothpick in the center comes out clean.
  11. Take the cakes out of the oven and place them on a cooling rack.
  12. When both cakes have cooled down completely, slice the tops off.
  13. Lay the cut edges together and place a bit of peanut butter yogurt frosting in between.
  14. Spread peanut butter yogurt frosting on the top of the mini dog cake.

For the frosting:

  • Stir yogurt and peanut butter together.

Serving size: 2-layer cake

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