EASY HOMEMADE Pumpkin Dog Cake Recipe



We’ve created this dog cake recipes so that you can give your pup a sweet treat on their special day, because what’s cuter than a dog birthday cake?

This dog cake recipe calls for pumpkin and applesauce. The greek yogurt peanut butter frosting will be irresistible for your pup!

let’s get baking!

Ingredients of pumpkin dog cake:

PUMPKIN DOG CAKE

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, wheat and oat flour may be used as well
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon optional
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin pureé
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup smooth natural peanut butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1-2 tablespoons local honey

PEANUT BUTTER YOGURT FROSTING

  • 1 cup unsweetened Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup smooth natural peanut butter
  • 1-2 tablespoons local honey or pure maple syrup
  • dog biscuits for decoration

INSTRUCTIONS of pumpkin dog cake:

PUMPKIN DOG CAKE

  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease and flour two 6-inch round baking pans. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Set a side.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer (or using a hand mixer), beat the pumpkin, applesauce, peanut butter, eggs and honey until well combined. With the mixer on low, slowly add the flour ingredients and mix just until combined.
  • Divide batter evenly between the two prepared pans and bake 30-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes then invert cakes onto a wire rack to cool completely.

PEANUT BUTTER YOGURT FROSTING

  • In the bowl of a stand mixer (or using a hand mixer), beat together the yogurt, peanut butter and honey until fluffy and smooth. Use an off-set spatula to frost the cakes. Decorate with dog biscuits and serve to your pup!