We are always on the lookout for cat and dog friendly dessert recipes. They can’t be junk food either. We look for whole, real foods dogs love, and they must not rely on tons of wheat flour. Today’s two make the grade! Let’s give 3-paws up to Tails.com for these lovely desserts you can make at home without too much fuss.
World’s Best Dog Friendly Carrot Cake Recipe
You can’t go wrong with carrots, right? This deliciously crunchy dog friendly dessert recipe is low calorie, rich with fiber, packed with nutrients and tastes good enough for you to enjoy too! We especially love the super simple ingredients: oat flour, egg and carrot. That’s it! This quick and easy recipe is so simple, you make in a microwave-safe cup in just a few minutes.
The photo shows the Dog Friendly Carrot Cake topped with xylitol-free peanut butter, grated coconut and a Tails.com Duck Biscuit. If you don’t live in the UK or Europe where these are available, you could try your own topping, like dairy-free yogurt as “icing” and some grated coconut!
Carrot Cake for Dogs Ingredients
Servings: 1 cake
- 1.5 cups oat flour (or whizz up whole oats in a clean coffee grinder until finely ground)
- 1 egg
- 3/4 to 1 cup water
- 1 small carrot
- Pinch of cinnamon
- Coconut oil for greasing
- Xylitol-free peanut butter (optional)
- Grated coconut (optional)
- tails.com Duck Biscuits (optional)
Carrot Cake Instructions
- Grate your carrot into a bowl, then mix in your egg, oat flour, water, and cinnamon. Start with 3/4 cup oat flour and only add more if necessary.
- Once it’s mixed together in a nice batter, use the coconut oil to grease a microwave safe mug or small bowl
- Add your mixture and microwave for around 1.5-2.5 minutes on medium power. Check for firmness.
- Allow to completely cool, then add your dog’s favorite toppings!
Smoochy Carob Kisses for Dogs Recipe
You probably know that chocolate is a big toxic no-no for dogs. But dogs know as well as we do that chocolate flavors are YUMMY! So Tails.com came up with the perfect chocolate alternative recipe to try instead. These Carob Kisses might look and taste like chocolate – but they’re actually made with carob powder, a cocoa alternative that’s 100% dog-friendly.
This super-simple dog friendly dessert recipe is one both you and your dog can enjoy together. Just blend carob powder and peanut butter with some oats and SMOOCH! Your carob kisses are good to go.
Servings: 8 – 10 truffles
- .25 cup xylitol-free peanut butter
- .25 cup carob powder, plus some for dusting
- 2 tbsp rolled oats, or oat flour
- Using a clean coffee grinder or food processor, blend the oats until finely ground
- In a large bowl, mix together the peanut butter, carob powder and the oats until combined
- Shape the mixture into small balls
- Roll each ball in the remaining carob powder until lightly coated
- They can be stored in the fridge for up to 5 days, or frozen for up to 6 months. (As if they’ll last that long).