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How to Bake a Birthday Cake for Your Dog

Dog cake recipes can give your pet's birthday affair some extra flair.

tags: PET CARE



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A dog cake recipe...because your dog's birthday is a special occasion!

Dog cake recipes like this one created especially for a pup's birthday celebration can really make your pet feel special, plus they're fun to make. We turned to Henrietta Morrison, founder of the British natural pet food company Lily's Kitchen, for some tips on whipping up the perfect dog birthday cake. Here's her recipe for the cake for your dog's big day, excerpted from Morrison's book Dinner for Dogs: 50 Home-Cooked Recipes for a Happy, Healthy Dog.

Birthday Cake
My family loves celebrating Lily's birthday by baking her something extra special. This cake is easy to slice up and share with any other doggy friends that are invited over for lunch. You can also decorate it so that the cake looks appealing and appetizing…though Lily of course doesn't really care what it looks like as long as it tastes delicious!

Ingredients:
Vegetable oil for greasing
1¼ cups and 2 Tablespoons ground lamb, about 11 ounces
1-1/3 cups (150 g) unbleached all-purpose flour
2/3 cup (50 g) old-fashioned oats
1/3 cup (50 g) ground sunflower seeds
½ cup (100 g) cottage cheese
2/3 cup (150 ml) water
2 large eggs, beaten
To decorate:
½ cup and 1 Tablespoon (150 g) low-fat cream cheese
4 slices (100 g) Cheddar cheese, cut into small squares
1¼ Tablespoons finely chopped parsley

Directions:
Preheat the oven to 350˚F. Lightly grease an 8-inch cake pan.

Place the ground lamb, flour, oats, ground sunflower seeds, cottage cheese, water, and eggs into a bowl and mix together well. The mixture will have a meat loaf–like consistency.

Transfer the mixture into the prepared cake pan and bake the cake for about 45 minutes, or until cooked through. Remove the pan from the oven, let stand for a few minutes and remove the cake from the pan. Place the cake on a wire rack to cool completely.

"Ice" the top of the cooled cake with low-fat cream cheese. Use the cheddar cheese squares to decorate the top of the cake and sprinkle with chopped parsley.

Per 4 ounces (100 g)
Calories: 520
Protein: 23%
Fat: 27%

Published on: February 6, 2013
Updated on: February 7, 2013



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