Want to celebrate a special event in your dog’s life? Whether it’s a birthday or Gotcha Day or graduation from training class, you can celebrate with homemade cupcakes that are simple to make. Our recipe for Dog Birthday Cupcakes appears in our The Healthy Hound Cookbook and in the February issue of Woman’s Day magazine!
Recipe: Dog Birthday Cupcakes!
- 1 cup all-purpose flour or you can substitute whole wheat or other flours
- 1 egg
- ¼ cup peanut butter
- ¼ cup Pumpkin Purée not pie filling
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 4 tablespoons butter, melted
- ½ cup water
- 4 ounces cream cheese warmed nearly to room temperature
- 2 tablespoons plain yogurt
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray or grease a large cupcake tin.
In a large bowl, combine all cupcake ingredients, mixing thoroughly.
Divide mixture into cupcake tins. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center of a cupcake comes out clean. Cool completely before frosting. For dogs who love peanut butter, add two tablespoons of creamy peanut butter to frosting.
In a large bowl, add yogurt and flour to cream cheese, mixing until smooth. Frost cupcakes as desired.
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