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Simple Pupcake Recipe for Dogs (A Tasty Treat for a Furry Friend)

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How do you celebrate your dog’s birthday? Your pup is a part of the family too, right? So do you throw a birthday party? Take them to swim in the lake? Give them a new toy? Maybe make them a special treat? For my puppy’s first birthday, I decided to make her a pupcake!

Simple Pupcake Recipe for Dogs

I recently found out how much she likes carrots (AKA, won’t eat her food until I add baby carrots to it), so a carrot recipe was the perfect choice for her. I thought about what I would bake it in and I remembered that my glass tupperware is oven safe, so I thought that would be perfect! It’s bigger than a cupcake and smaller than a regular cake, so it worked out great.

First, I pre-heated my oven to 350°. Then, in a medium mixing bowl, I combined the wet ingredients – peanut butter, olive oil, vanilla, and an egg.

Pupcake Mix

When the wet ingredients were well combined, I added in the shredded carrots.

Pupcake Mix

Next, I added in the dry ingredients – flour and baking soda.

Pupcake Mix

Pupcake Mix

The batter would look much nicer with finely shredded carrots, but since she likes the crunchiness, I just used a regular bag of shredded carrots. I also skipped the honey since I realized at the last minute that I didn’t have enough in my cupboard.

I poured the mix into my “pan” lined with parchment paper and pressed it in.

Pupcake Donuts

I had some extra batter left, so I also made some donuts.

Pupcake Donuts

After about 30 to 40 minutes, they were ready to pull from the oven. It doesn’t look pretty, but it smelled like a batch of peanut butter cookies coming out of the oven!

Pupcake

Mmm, smells good.

Dog and Pupcake

Pupcake Donuts

Pupcake Donuts

I will admit this was much more cake than she needed. She ate about ⅓ of it before I put the rest of the cake and the donuts away. She had a lot of cake pieces with her food that week!

Dog and Pupcake

Overall, I think she was happy with her birthday cake and we’ll have to try a new recipe next year!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 cup whole wheat or white flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/3 cup honey (optional)

Pupcake Ingredients

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Simple Pupcake Recipe for Dogs (A Tasty Treat for a Furry Friend) was last modified: December 21st, 2018 by Baking Kneads, LLC

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    1. Hi Hanah,

      The steps are listed above, along with the pictures. The ingredients are listed toward the end. If you have specific questions, just let me know.

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