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Last Updated on October 10, 2020 by ellen
If you’re looking for a fun way to treat the special dog in your life, check out these healthy dog cake recipes. I bet you never thought of making your dog a cake. But why not? We enjoy cake on our special days so it only makes sense to make one for your dog. Of course, you have to be careful that the ingredients you use are dog-safe.
Healthy Dog Cake Recipes
There are a number of ingredients we might put in our cakes that are toxic to dogs including things like chocolate and xylitol. You won’t want to feed them a cake intended to be eaten by people. But, don’t worry. Here is a fun recipe that you can make for your dog to enjoy. All of the ingredients are perfectly safe for your pup. And, they’re all perfectly safe for you as well just in case you want to take a nibble.
How do you make a dog cake safe?
The most important thing to remember is that not all people food is safe for dogs. In addition to chocolate and xylitol, milk, nuts and even citrus cause stomach upsets and illness in dogs. It’s always best to start with an easy dog cake recipe like the one below.
Is baking soda bad for dogs?
Yes! Baking soda is a leavening agent, and when it is combined with the heat found in your dog’s stomach, it releases dangerous gasses that can cause low potassium or calcium, high sodium, muscle spasms or heart failure.
How do you make healthy dog treats?
There are a lot of different healthy dog treat recipes on the internet. The key is to make treats that contain whole foods that are safe for your pup to enjoy. And, here are 10 healthy homemade dog treat recipes you can try.
Coconut Berry Dog Cake
- 4 eggs
- 1/4 c. honey
- 2 tbsp. coconut oil, melted
- 1/2 c. coconut flour
- 1/2 c. finely shredded coconut
- 1 tsp. baking powder
- 1/4 c. + 1 tbsp. coconut milk
- 1 c. fresh blueberries
Dog Cake Icing Ingredients
- 3/4 cup of plain yogurt
- 2 tablespoons of honey (optional)
- Strawberries and blueberries (optional)
- Natural food coloring (optional)
- Preheat oven to 350℉.
- Mix together honey, eggs, and melted coconut oil. Then stir in flour, milk, and blueberries.
- Grease one 4 inch springform pan with coconut oil. Fill with batter and bake for 20-25 minutes, until the center is firm.
- Remove from the oven and let cool.
- Mix together yogurt, honey, and food coloring for the frosting. Frost cake and top with berries.
So, if you’re looking for a few healthy dog cake recipes, check out this article by Personal Creations where they share 15 dog cake recipes you can make for your pet. And, they’ll even share which flours are best to use when making these yummy treats.
This would be a great way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your dog.
Ellen is a busy mom of a 22-year-old son and 27-year-old daughter. She owns 5 blogs and is addicted to social media. She has been running a small pet sitting business in southern Vermont for the past three years. She’s a proud Mommy to 2 shelter kitties. If you’d like to work together, email firstname.lastname@example.org to chat.