Birthday Cake for Fido

Group of 3 dogs surrounding a dog boned birthday cake.

Birthday Cake for Fido

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Servings12 happy pups
YieldCut into 2 inch by 2 inch pieces will serve about 12 dogs.
Calories111
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins

EQUIPMENT SUGGESTIONS

dog bone shaped mold or an 8 inch by 8 inch baking dish

Ingredients
 

For the Cake:
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ apple sauce
  • ¼ cup peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 cup shredded zucchini
  • 1 cup rice flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
For the Frosting:
  • 2 tablespoons light cream cheese , at room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon smooth peanut butter

Instructions
 

For the Cake:
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 8 inch by 8 inch baking dish or a 6-cup silicone mold (dog bone shaped or related).
  • Mix all the wet ingredients together in a medium bowl.
    1 large egg
    1/4 apple sauce
    1/4 cup peanut butter
    2 tablespoons honey
    1 cup shredded zucchini
  • Fold in flour and baking soda until just combined. The batter will feel quite thick and not runny like a typical cake batter.
    1 cup rice flour
    1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Press into your baking dish or mold evenly and place in the oven to bake approximately 35 minutes. Check at 30 minutes with a toothpick. If toothpick comes out ‘wet’, check every 2 minutes until toothpick inserted is clean.
  • Let the cake cool in pan about 10 minutes, then scrape sides and flip onto a cooling rack for another 10-15 minutes.
For the Frosting:
  • Whip cream cheese and peanut butter till smooth. Set aside.
    2 tablespoons light cream cheese
    1 tablespoon smooth peanut butter
  • When cake is slightly cool to the touch, frost and place in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
  • This cake is best stored cooled and will keep for several days.

RECIPE NOTES

Add cute doggy candles–Amazon is best for finding them. Go to a party store for fun decorations and hats for all the four-legged guests!

MY NOTES

NUTRITION

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 111kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 139mg | Potassium: 114mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 84IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg
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