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Who needs two cakes for your dog’s birthday party? With ingredients like peanut butter, banana, and coconut oil, humans will be happy with these dog birthday cake recipes too. They’re also (mostly) sugar-free, sometimes dairy-free, and always healthy for your dog—in moderation.
This gorgeous, dog-friendly cake is SO epic, based on the trendy pastry by Christina Tosi, that your friends will be raving about it for years. Is it a lot of work? Well, yes. But the result is truly stunning. This video takes you through it, and you can get the written recipe here.
Banana Carob Oat Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting
With oatmeal, bananas, honey, egg, and peanut butter, this pretty cake is a breakfast lover’s dream that we’d feel zero percent guilty about knocking down with our coffee. Line the cake with doggy treats if you want to discourage yourself from eating it all.
Grain-Free Coconut Blueberry Cake
The ingredients for this fruity cake are all familiar: eggs, honey, coconut oil, coconut flour, shredded coconut, baking powder, coconut milk, and fresh blueberries. Mix, bake, stuff face—it’s as easy as that.
Make it a real splurge by serving with a scoop of dog-friendly ice cream.
Carob Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting
Cupcakes are easy to share with all your dog’s friends! These feature simple ingredients like applesauce, yogurt, and oat flour, plus a little dog-safe carob powder for a chocolate-like experience your dog can safely enjoy. You can get the full recipe here.
Remember it’s important to allow your dog to enjoy any treats in moderation only—don’t overdo it! And if you ever need someone else to spoil your dog when you can’t be there, check out Rover.com to find local sitters who offer dog boarding along with dog cuddles and treats.