Dog Cake Recipes

Dog cake recipes need to contain pet safe ingredients. Here is a recipe that was published in the Good Treats Cookbook for Dogs by Barbara Burg.

Apple Crunch Cake

This cake recipe appeared in Charlotte Magazine and can be made into the shape of the bone. You can get a Bone Shaped Non-Stick Cake Pan here


3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
2/3 cup hot water
1 cup whole rolled oats
3 eggs
1/2 cup vegetable shortening
1-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 cups unbleached flour
1/2 cup granola

Dog Cake Recipe Frosting

1/2 cup vegetable shortening
16 ounces cream cheese
softened 3 tablespoons carob powder divided1/2 cup carob chips
unsweetened 1/4 teaspoon canola oil

Dog Cake

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray and flour 9 inch square cake pan or desired mold shape such as a dog bone cake shape. Combine applesauce, water and rolled oats and let stand for fifteen minutes. Blend in the remaining ingredients. Transfer batter to prepared pan. (the consistency will be thick.) Smooth and flatten batter using spatula. Bake cake until top is golden, about forty minutes. Cool for ten minutes. Cut around pan sides and remove. Cool cake completely on a cake rack before frosting.

Dog Cake Frosting

Beat vegetable shortening and cream cheese in a medium bowl until smooth. If making a dog bone cake, place 1/2 cup of mixture in a plastic sandwich bag. Blend 2 tablespoons carob powder into remainder of frosting until completely blended. Set aside 1/2 cup frosting. Spread remaining frosting over the cake, working down around sides.

Combine carob chips and oil in a microwave-safe bowl and heat for one minute at 50 percent power (you are melting the chips, not cooking them) Remove from microwave and stir until smooth. Transfer to plastic sandwich bag. Snip corner. Gently squeeze your dog's name onto cake. In small bowl, combine reserved frosting with 1 tablespoon carob powder. Place in sandwich bag and squeeze darker frosting along the top edges of the cake to create a border. Refrigerate cake at least one hour before serving.

If you decide not to bake your dog a cake, a good source of all natural baked goods for dogs is Three Dog Bakery.

You can also check this site for helpful Dog birthday cake recipes.

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