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Homemade Dog Cake – A guide to your pup’s birthday!

Looking for a special way to celebrate your furry friend’s birthday or just want to treat them to something sweet? Homemade dog cakes are a great option. But before you start baking, it’s important to understand what kind of cake is safe for dogs and what ingredients to avoid.

What kind of homemade dog cake can my dog eat?

Dogs can eat cake, but not all types of cake are safe for them. When making a homemade cake for your dog, it’s important to use dog-friendly ingredients and avoid those that are toxic to them. Safe ingredients for dog cakes include:

What to avoid for homemade dog cake?

On the other hand, there are some ingredients that should be avoided when making a dog cake. These include:

Homemade Dog Cake

What are dog cakes made of?

Homemade dog cakes can be made with a variety of ingredients, but most recipes include a combination of flour, eggs, and dog-friendly fruits or vegetables. Some popular recipes include:

Here’s a simple recipe for a dog-friendly birthday cake:



  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C or Gas Mark 4).
  2. Grease a 6-inch round cake pan or line with parchment paper.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour and baking powder.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the applesauce, eggs, honey, and yogurt.
  5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until well combined.
  6. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan.
  7. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Let the cake cool completely before frosting and decorating.

What can dogs eat for their birthday?

In addition to cake, there are plenty of other dog-friendly treats that you can offer your pup on their special day. Some ideas include:

Homemade Dog Cake

Can dogs eat plain sponge cake?

While plain sponge cake may not contain any ingredients that are outright toxic to dogs, it’s not the healthiest choice for them either. Sponge cake is typically high in sugar and refined carbohydrates, which can contribute to obesity and other health issues in dogs. It’s best to stick to dog-friendly cake recipes or other healthier treat options for your pup’s birthday.

Postman Pooch offers ready-made, healthy dog cakes that are perfect for your pup’s special occasion! Our Barking Bakery cakes are made with dog-friendly ingredients and are free from harmful additives or preservatives. If you want to treat your furry friend to something special without the hassle of baking, our cakes are the perfect option.

Ordering from Postman Pooch is easy, and we offer fast and reliable shipping so you can get your cake in time for your pup’s big day! Our cakes are also a great gift option for the dog lovers in your life. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, gotcha day, or just want to show your furry friend some extra love, a homemade or ready-made dog cake is sure to put a smile on their face.