Dogs love sharing “people food”, so it’s not surprising that they enjoy celebrating with their best friend. However, dogs can’t always eat cake ingredients. Human cakes usually contain sugar and flour, which are not good for dogs. Cakes with chocolate are dangerous for dogs.
What’s the solution? A dog cake! A dog cake is a wonderful way to celebrate your pup’s special day, or any other day. We are sharing some of our favorite peanut butter dog cakes recipes with you fluffy friend.
Peanut butter is a great choice!
Peanut butter is a favorite ingredient in dog cakes. There are many recipes for dog cakes. Peanut butter is a favorite of dogs because it has a rich, sweet and salty taste. Peanut butter is rich in protein and healthy fats. Peanut butter may not be suitable for all dogs.
When looking for dog cakes recipes, you should pay attention to the label. Peanut butter made from pure peanut butter is best for dogs. Peanut butter cakes are known for emphasizing the importance of natural peanut oil. We’ll remind you too!
You should also ensure that peanut butter does not contain xylitol which can be toxic for dogs.
1. Peanut Butter Dog Birthday Cake
Source: Peel with Zeal
Peel with Zeal’s peanut butter cake recipe for dogs is a favorite. This recipe is suitable for dogs with sensitive stomachs and contains easy-to-eat ingredients.
1/3 cup oat flour 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce 1/4 Cup all-natural peanut butter1 banana overripe and mashed1 egg, beat 1/8 cup coconut oil, melted plus more for the saucepan
Half a cup Greek yogurt, 1/4 cup all-natural peanut Butter Treats or Dog Biscuits
Pre-heat oven to 350o F. Spread a little coconut oil on an 8-inch baking pan to prevent sticking. Place the batter in a greased pan. Smoothen out. Bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes clean from the middle. Let cool for 10 minutes before turning the cake onto a cooling rack. Let the cake cool completely before frosting. Mix until smooth. Keep it in the fridge until ready to use.
You can also make oat flour without oat flour by grinding uncooked oatmeal in a food processor to a fine powder. You can also use uncooked oatmeal. This will alter the texture of your cake but not bother your dog!
2. Peanut Butter Pupcakes
Image source: Crazy for Crust
These peanut butter muffins are adorable! These small treats are packed with peanut buttery goodness, and just the right size. The creamy frosting will be a hit with dogs, and they’ll also love the simplicity of making them!
2 tablespoons peanut butter2 teaspoons oil (olive oil and coconut oil are good for dogs)1 medium banana, mashed 1/2 cup flour1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon baking sugar
2 ounces cream cheese, 1/2 medium banana, mashed2 teaspoons peanut butter
Pre-heat oven to 350°F. Spray a mini muffin pan or use cooking spray. If you prefer, you can use liners. Stir peanut butter, oil and banana until well combined. Mix in flour, baking soda and baking powder. Distribute evenly between the muffin pan’s cavities. Bake for 10-20 minutes or until golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let cool completely before frosting. To make banana frosting, mix peanut butter and mashed banana together. Cream cheese frosting can be made by mixing peanut butter with cream cheese. Frost the cupcakes and enjoy!
This recipe makes three regular-sized cupcakes. These are great for large dogs without having to worry about eating. For a little dog, make mini cupcakes!
3. Peanut Butter & Honey Loaf
Source: The Cozy Chef
Peanut butter and honey are two of the most delicious combinations. The secret ingredient in this delicious loaf cake is carrots. It adds fiber to the recipe and provides additional nutrients. This recipe is easy enough for children to make.
1 large egg 1/2 cup all natural peanut butter 1/4 cup vegetable oils1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/3 Cup honey or maple syrup1/4 cup shredded carrots1/4 cup almond flour1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup plain mashed potatoes 1/2 Cup plain Greek yogurt
1/4 cup peanut butter 1/2 Cup plain Greek yogurt
Preheat oven to 350oF.
This cake is dense and rich, so do not give it to your dog at once.
4. Peanut Butter & Banana Pupcakes
Source: Modern Dog Magazine
You can make this elegant little cake in individual cupcakes, or in a larger pan to make a larger cake. The frosting is delicious and dogs love it!
2 cups quick oatmeal 1/2 cup all-natural peanut oil 1/4 cup coconut oil/olive oil1 mashed banana1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce1 egg2 1 tsp baking salt1 tsp of baking powder1 tbsp honey
2 cups smooth, natural peanut butter 1-2 tbsps of water
Pre-heat the oven to 350°F. Line muffin tins or grease your pan with cupcake liners. Mash banana and then add oil, peanut butter, honey, oil, and applesauce. Mix until smooth. In a separate bowl, combine the oats and baking soda. Bake the cupcakes for 18 to 28 minutes. Frost the cupcakes while they bake. Use an electric mixer to whip up peanut butter until it is soft. Slowly add water to make a frosting-like consistency. Once the cakes are cooled, pipe or spread frosting.
You can decorate the top with crushed salmon skins or sliced bananas or any other treats you like.