Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Dog Birthday Cupcakes for Knox’s first bday

I made some doggie cupcakes for Knox’s birthday this past Friday on August 1st. I didn’t want to make too many and I wanted to make sure that they were healthy for an animal. So I did a little research and came up with the recipe below. We also took Knox to PetSmart and let him choose a toy to play with. We always get Kong brand because it is tough and Knox loves to rip shit apart.
Recipe:
1/2 cup oatmeal
1 cup flour
1/4 applesauce
1/4 cup honey
1/4 peanut butter
1 tsp baking soda
1 egg

Topping:
Peanut butter
Bone pieces from dog food

Mix ingredients. Set oven to 350 degrees. Spray cupcake pan with nonstick spray. Pour into cupcake pan. Bake for 15-20 minutes. Let cool. Spread peanut butter on top.

Also here some of my favorite photos from this past year of Knox. I love this doggie so much and I know that it might be so cheesy to celebrate dog birthdays but he is our little boy and we really like him. Anyways enjoy.
love, Carlee

16 comments:

  1. Omg, this is the cutest idea ever. I have cats... guess I'd just switch up the recipe to tuna! :P

    xx
    ~Chantilly

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  2. You have the sweetest dog -- I don't have a dog, but I totally would totally make these if I did!
    -E

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  3. I stumbled upon your blog from bloglovin' and absolutely loving it!
    I'll definitely have to try one of the Kong Braids because I'm lucky if my dog lasts a week with those braids. :) Saved this recipe for my doggy's upcoming birthday!

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  4. I found your blog through A Beautiful Mess and love your doggy cupcakes! I'll have to remember this for my little Junie B!
    Charity
    lifeafterbaseball.net

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  5. Your pup is so adorable! And is it bad that these doggy cupcakes are making me hungry?! Hope you're having a wonderful day! xo Hannah

    p.s. I am holding a giveaway over on my blog for a $50 gift card to my vintage shop, a flower crown, and a handmade necklace if you feel like stopping by :)
    http://thebraidedbandit.blogspot.com/2014/08/super-summer-giveaway.html

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  6. So perfect! About a month or so ago we had a doggie feast day, and Ben baked a dog quiche with dog food in it :-) You have a super cute puppy!

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  7. Knox is too adorable!! I have three pups of my own (2 inherited from my bf) and this would be a fun recipe to try for them!

    Tina
    www.justatinabit.com

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  8. i looove this! i'm not sure of my dog's bday, but i celebrate the date that i adopted him. i may try this recipe out in a few weeks. :)

    xo,
    gabby
    www.likealittlefox.blogspot.com

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  9. What! These look so cute and easy! I made a cake for my pup once, but it was from a doggy cake mix box because I ran out of time to come up with a homemade recipe. Definitely keeping this for future use! Also, Knox is so adorable. He has gotten so big!

    xoxo Jess

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  10. I may have missed it, but how many does this make? I have 3 doggies and wouldn't want to not have enough. It shows 2 pictured, so if it only makes two, I will double the recipe.

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    1. I made 6 regular sized cupcakes

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  11. Hi, I am a first timer and like to find out what size these cupcakes are and what kind of tray to use. Try buying a tray realizing that there are so many different sizes and amounts per tray.

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  12. Mine came out like a dough not a batter is that right?

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  13. Made it for my dog's birthday as well ☺

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  14. Do you have to make the oatmeal or is it just oats you add into the mixture ??

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  15. I adore a person that loves their pets.
    Ours are our children as well.
    Thank you all that really love your babies ❤��

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Thanks for the wonderful comment. I read and enjoy every single one. Have a question for me, I will reply as soon as I can. Love , Carlee