4 Best Pumpkin Dog Cake Recipes

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So your pup's birthday is coming up and you are wondering what to do to make it special. Well, we have the perfect idea for you; bake a cake! Just like humans, dogs love cake but since you can't feed your pup a cake from a human bakery, why don't you try baking one yourself? Baking a dog cake is a lot of fun especially if you involve the kids and most of all, it will make your dog happy.

You have a lot of options when deciding which type of dog birthday cake to bake. Pumpkin cakes are among the most popular types of dog birthday cakes and for good reason; they are delicious! Dogs love pumpkin cakes which is why you should try one of these easy pumpkin dog cake recipes:


1. Dog Birthday Pumpkin Cake

pumpkin cake for dogs

Photo & Recipe by Instructables

Cake ingredients

- 2 cups oat flour.
- 1 tablespoon cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons baking powder
- 1/2 tablespoon baking soda
- 3 eggs
- 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
- 3/4 cup honey
- 15 oz. Can freshly pureed pumpkin
- 1/4 cup oil (sunflower oil, coconut oil, corn oil, or olive oil will do)


Frosting ingredients

- 1/4 cup Peanut butter
- 2 tablespoons low-fat cream cheese
- 1 tablespoon honey


Directions

1. Mix the oat flour, baking soda, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice and cinnamon in a bowl.
2. Add oil, pumpkin puree and honey to a large bowl and beat it until it's smooth. Add your eggs, one at a time until they are all incorporated.
3. Add the flour mixture and beat until there are no visible streaks of flour.
4. Preheat your oven to 350F.
6. Spray your baking pan with nonstick spray and pour your batter in.
7. Bake for about 25 minutes or until it's cooked well in the center.
8. Cool your cake and cover it with frosting.


2. Pumpkin Peanut Butter Dog Cake

dog birthday cakes that contain pumpkin

Recipe & Photo by Better With Butter

Cake ingredients

- 1 cup flour
- 1/3 cup peanut butter
- 1 egg
- 2/3 cup fresh pumpkin puree
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/3 cup vegetable oil


Frosting ingredients

- 2/3 cup pumpkin puree
- 2 tablespoons cream cheese


Directions

1. Preheat your oven to 350F.
2. Mix all your cake ingredients in a bowl
3. Pour batter into a greased and floured baking pan and bake for about 20 minutes.
4. Let it cool while mixing the frosting ingredients
5. Cover the cake with frosting and let your pup enjoy.

No Time To Bake? No Worries

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You can occasionally find  doggie cakes at dog bakeries. The Dog Bakery makes dog birthday cakes in a few different shapes and colors available in wheat free or grain free! Check them out! 

3. Spoiled Dog Cake Recipe

dog cakes with pumpkin

 Recipe & photo by LoveFromTheOven



This cake is packed with all the good stuff, including pumpkin, applesauce, and peanut butter. It comes together just like any other dog cake, but it's perfect for your pet.


Cake ingredients

- 1 cup flour
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup applesauce
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 cup peanut butter
- 1/2 cup peanut puree
- 1/8 cup vegetable oil


Frosting ingredients

- 1/4 cup peanut butter
- 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt


Directions

1. Preheat your oven to 350F.
2. Combine flour and baking soda in a large bowl
3. Mix vegetable oil, peanut butter, pumpkin puree, applesauce and eggs in a separate bowl.
4. Combine your dry ingredients and wet ingredients and pour the mixture into a greased baking pan.
5. Bake until the cake springs back when it's pressed lightly, which should take about 25 minutes.
6. Allow the cake to cool.
7. Mix your frosting ingredients and cover your cake with as much as you need.
8. Serve.


4. Pumpkin Banana Dog Birthday Cupcakes

pumpkin cakes for dogs

Article & Recipe by StyleSweetCA  

If your dog likes cupcakes more than cakes, this is the perfect recipe for you.


Cake ingredients

- 1 cup flour
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1 egg
- 8 ounces fresh pumpkin puree
- 1 1/2 mashed bananas


Frosting ingredients

- 1 tablespoon honey
- 2 tablespoons peanut butter
- 8 ounces light cream cheese


Directions

1. Preheat your oven to 350F.
2. Place cupcake papers in a muffin tin set and set aside.
3. Combine all the cake ingredients until they're mixed thoroughly.
4. Using a cookie scoop, place the batter in your muffin tin and bake for 10-15 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out dry when inserted into the cupcake.
5. Let your cupcakes cool down.
6. Beat the softened cream cheese until fluffy. Add in your other frosting ingredients and mix well.
7. Spread some frosting on the cupcakes and let your pup enjoy.


No Time to Bake?

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You can occasionally find  doggie cakes at dog bakeries. The Dog Bakery makes dog birthday cakes in a few different shapes and colors available in wheat free or grain free! Check them out! 

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