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6 Creative and Safe Birthday Cake Recipes for Your Dog

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It’s your dog’s birthday. And, among the many treats, you will prepare for it, a cake would be the most special one. However, most dog owners are hesitant to include a cake for celebrations. The reason? The cakes humans eat are very unhealthy for dogs. But there are cakes that can be prepared exclusively for dogs. We’ve narrowed down 6 great birthday cake recipes for your dog that are 100% safe and tasty. 

A Wholesome Birthday Cake

One of the simple birthday cake recipes for your dog made from wholesome ingredients. If you’re new to baking cakes for your dog, this should be an easy recipe to start with.

Cake Ingredients

  • ⅓ cup honey
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ oil
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 whole carrots grated
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • 1 ½ tsp Raising agent

Recipe for the Cake

  • Whisk the ingredients together
  • Put the mixture in two 6-inch tins
  • Bake the cakes for 25 to 30 minutes at 180 degrees Celsius or 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Let your cakes cool down
  • Layer your cake with peanut butter as you like
Carrot cake for dog

Carrot and Almond Butter Cake

Dogs love carrots. They’re also the perfect snacks between meals. But did you know that carrots can also be used to bake a cake for your dog? If not, try this recipe. It includes carrots, delicious almond butter, garbanzo flour and a tasty frosting to add to the cake.

Cake Ingredients

  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 2 cups garbanzo flour
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

Frosting Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • 8 ounces cream cheese

Preparation of Cake

  • Turn on the oven. Heat it to 180 degrees Celsius or 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Grease and line the pan
  • Mix garbanzo flour and baking soda in a bowl
  • Add the carrots, honey, eggs, almond butter, olive oil, water and mix well
  • Put the batter in the pan
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes
  • Allow the cake to cool

Preparation of Frosting

  • Add cream cheese and honey to a bowl
  • Whisk the mixture for two minutes or until it is light and fluffy
  • Decorate the cake as you like
banana oats cake for dog

Banana and Oats Cake

Looking for healthy birthday cake recipes for your dog that contain Oats? Try this recipe. And don’t worry. Your dog will love the banana toppings and happily eat the oats too!

Cake Ingredients

  • ¼ cup quick-cooking oats
  • ¼ cup peanut butter
  • 1 Banana sliced
  • ¼ cup whole wheat or all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup water

Frosting Ingredients

  • 2 tsp plain unsweetened yogurt
  • ¼ cup peanut butter

Preparation of cake

  • Add peanut butter, oats, wheat flour to a bowl
  • Mix it well
  • Add water and mix again
  • Add the mix to a pan
  • Bake the mix for 20-30 minutes at 180 degrees Celsius or 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Let the cake cool down

Preparation of Frosting

  • Add yogurt and peanut butter to a bowl
  • Mix them
  • Add to a Ziploc/ pastry bag
  • Add some frosting and banana slices to the cake and serve
frozen cake for dogs

Frozen Cake

If your dog’s birthday falls during summer, then this frozen cake is perfect to cool it down. 

Cake Ingredients

  • ⅓ cup peanut butter
  • 1 ripe banana
  • ½ cup plain yogurt
  • Unsweetened almond milk or water (optional)
  • Use muffin tins

Preparation of cake

  • Blend all ingredients until smooth
  • Add almond milk or water to help with consistency
  • Pour the batter in the tins
  • Freeze the mixture until solid
  • Remove the cake from the freezer and let it thaw for a while before serving it
coconut berry cake for dogs

Coconut Berry Dog Cake

With coconut flour, coconut oil and tasty blueberries, this cake will be perfect for your dog and you can eat it too.

Cake Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons Coconut oil (melted)
  • ¼ cup Blueberries
  • 1½  cups coconut flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Frosting Ingredients 

  • ¾ cup plain yogurt

Preparation of Cake

  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius or 350 degrees Fahrenheit 
  • Mix coconut oil, honey and eggs in a bowl 
  • Add flour and blueberries
  • Mix again
  • Take a 4 inch pan and grease it with coconut oil
  • Put the batter in the pan
  • Bake the cake for 25 minutes
  • Let it cool

Preparation of Frosting

  • Mix the yogurt and honey 
  • Decorate the cake as you like
meat cake for dogs

Meatloaf Cake

If you’re looking for an offbeat cake why not try a meatloaf instead? This cake doesn’t just include meat but also healthy vegetables that your dog is sure to love.

Cake Ingredients

  • ½ cup oats
  • ½ cup shredded carrots
  • ½ cups peas (Fresh or frozen)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 pound lean ground beef

Frosting Ingredients

  • ½ cup water
  • 1 potato
  • Peas and carrots (for topping)

Preparation of Cake

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit or 180 degrees Celsius
  • Chop potatoes and boil until soft
  • Add beef, egg, oats, carrots and peas in a bowl and mix
  • Grease the baking tin with coconut oil
  • Add the mix to the tin
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes

Preparation of Frosting

  • Add boiled potatoes to a bowl
  •  Use a hand mixer and mix the potatoes
  • Add water to help reach the desired consistency
  • Add frosting once the cake has cooled down
  • Decorate cake with peas and carrots 

Did you know? Dogs’ stomachs can’t metabolize theobromine present in chocolate. Never give chocolate to your pet.

Final Thoughts

Dogs don’t care much about the texture or ingredients. Be mindful of the ingredients you add in your dog’s cake. All ingredients mentioned above are 100% safe for dogs to consume. You can also try adding other ingredients that are not harmful. Share your recipes in the comments below!

Check out this article on the Best Birthday Gifts for Your Dog.

Paul Andrewshttps://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-andrews-172490189/
A digital marketing expert by profession, Andrews is a gifted writer and animal lover at heart. A self-confessed "pawrent", Andrews is well-versed in all things dogs. He uses his years of experience of raising puppies into show quality dogs to help guide first time pet parents. He believes in spreading the joy that comes with being a dog dad and advocates more families to adopt pets.

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