5 Pupcake Recipes Your Dog Is Sure To Love

5 Pupcake Recipes your Dog is Sure to Love

Is it your dog’s birthday? We’ve got you covered with these delicious cake recipes for dogs. They are perfect for any doggy celebration or just because, and if you make one of these yummy dog cakes, you’ll surely receive tail-wagging thanks.


Dog Cake and Frosting Recipes:


Crazy for Carrots and Peanut Butter Cake



1 egg

¼ cup cooking oil

¼ cup peanut butter

1 tsp. Vanilla extract (optional)

1/3 cup honey (optional)

1 cup shredded carrots1 cup whole wheat or white flour (sifted)

1 tsp. Baking soda



2 tablespoons cream cheese

2/3 cup of peanut butter


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease cake pan. Combine the wet ingredients except carrots in a large mixing bowl; blend well and stir in carrots, mix thoroughly. Combine dry ingredients and gradually add carrot mixture. Pour batter into prepared pan or cupcake tins. Bake cupcakes 25-30 minutes or bake in cake pan 40 minutes. Cool in pan for 10 minutes; turn onto wire rack and cool.


Woof Woof Worthy Peanut Butter Pumpkin Cake



1 cup flour

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 egg

1/3 cup peanut butter

2/3 cup pure pumpkin puree

1/3 cup vegetable oil

1/2 cup water



2 tablespoons cream cheese

2/3 cup pumpkin puree


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix dry ingredients together and then add the remaining cake ingredients. Grease and flour a small loaf pan. Pour ingredients into prepared pan and bake at 350 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes. Turn out onto a rack to cool. Frost when cake is cool.


Half Time Apple Cake with Cheddar Cheese Topping



1 cup wheat flour

1 tsp baking soda

2 tsp cinnamon

2 eggs

¼ cup peeled green apple

¼ cup finely diced dried apple rings

¼ cup unsweetened applesauce

1/8 cup milk


Cheese Drizzle


3 tbsp milk

1 tsp flour

1/4 cup grated cheddar


Preheat oven to 350° F, In a large mixing bowl combine dry ingredients and then stir in all dried apple pieces. In a medium mixing bowl beat egg, stir in applesauce, diced apples and milk. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda and cinnamon. Slowly add wet and dry ingredients together and stir until they are combined. Spoon batter into lined or lightly greased prepared muffin tins.


Optional: Press a couple pieces of fresh or dried diced apple into the top of the unbaked treat. Bake for 10 minutes. Turn out on a cooling rack


Cheese Topping: Stir milk and flour together in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave on high for one minute. Stir in cheese until melted. Drizzle on the cooled dog cake


Barkable Banana Pecan Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting



2/3 cup mashed bananas

1/2 cup softened butter

3 eggs

¾ cup of water

2 cups wheat flour

1 tsp baking soda

2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp dried ginger

2 tsp. cinnamon

1/2 cup pecans, chopped


Preheat oven to 350° F. Mix dry ingredients together, beat butter until creamy then beat in mashed bananas, adding eggs one at a time. Stir dry ingredients together and slowly add to the wet ingredients. Stir in pecans. Spoon batter evenly into a prepared bundt pan. Bake for 35 minutes. Cool on wire rack for 5 minutes. Turn out onto a wire rack to cool.


Cream cheese frosting:

8 ounces cream cheese (low or fat free)

2 Tbsp. honey

2 Tbsp. plain yogurt (low or fat free)

Flour (enough to thicken – approximately 3 Tbsp.)


Mix first three ingredients in a bowl until smooth. Mix in one tablespoon of flour at a time until proper spreading consistency.


Awesome Oatmeal Cherry Cake



1 cup rolled oats

1 cup whole wheat flour

1/2 tsp. cinnamon

1 slightly beaten egg

3/4 cup buttermilk

1/4 cup applesauce, unsweetened

1 cup chopped frozen or dried cherries


Preheat oven to 400° F. Spray mini cupcake or muffin pan with a nonstick spray with flour. In a large mixing bowl stir dry ingredients together, excluding cherries. Mix eggs, buttermilk and applesauce together until moist and stir in cherries. Fill tins 2/3 full and bake for 15-20 minutes. Turn out onto wire rack to cool.


Optional Dog Frosting Recipes:


Banana Cinnamon with Carob



2 cups banana, mashed

1 Tbsp butter

6 Tbsp powdered carob

2 tsp vanilla

3 Tbsp flour

1 tsp cinnamon

1/4 cup chopped pecans



Place first 6 ingredients in a medium bowl. Mix thoroughly until combined. Spread on a cooled cake. Sprinkle with chopped pecans.


Egg Brush



Separate one egg

1/4 tsp. water



Pour egg yolk into a bowl. Add the water. Whisk together until combined and brush on top of cake.


To switch things up a bit, try adding pureed fruits and veggies to frosting recipes.

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