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Recipe: Dog Friendly Cake with Beef

I don't know about you, but I don't need a reason to spoil my dogs. 

It's especially fun to make their birthday or adoption day extra special! 

So I'll show you how to make a doggie cake.

This dog-friendly cake recipe is always a crowd-pleaser with my pack, and I'm sure your canine companion will love it too.

Buying your pup a special gift or a store-bought snack is a great option, but I enjoy making my pets a homemade treat. 

I can use some of their favorite ingredients to ensure they get a treat I know they'll love.

If beef isn't your pup's favorite flavor, no worries! You could use ground chicken, turkey, venison, or any other protein source your dog enjoys. 

If carrots and peas aren't appealing to your pup, try using green beans, broccoli, or pumpkin instead. 

There are many dog-friendly substitutions that you could use to make this cake recipe suitable for your dog.

Dog-Friendly Cake Recipe with Beef

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When making a dog-friendly cake, you must find a recipe with nutritious, healthy, and safe ingredients.

When learning how to make a doggie cake or just making any dog cake, shop for the necessary ingredients, and use organic, natural ingredients.


Recipe: Dog Friendly Cake with Beef

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You can feed your dog a small piece of this cake as a treat. Just remember that it will add extra calories to your pet's diet. You should only feed your pooch one small piece per day, and ideally, only on special occasions.

  • Author: Samantha Randall
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 10-12 servings 1x
  • Category: Dog Cake
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: Dog Treats




  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup peas


  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup water
  • peas & shredded carrots for decoration


Preheat your oven to 350˚F.

Mix the beef, egg,  oats, carrots and peas in a bowl. Grease a loaf pan with coconut oil. Once thoroughly combined, place the beef mixture into the loaf pan. Bake the cake in the 350˚ oven for 35 minutes.

While the cake is baking, mix water into the peanut butter until you get the desired consistency that you want for the frosting. Once the cake has cooled, frost it and use some peas and shredded carrots to decorate it.


  • Serving Size: 1/4 cup
  • Calories: 221
  • Sugar: 2.7 g
  • Sodium: 132 mg
  • Fat: 13.8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 7.9 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 18.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 47 mg

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Samantha’s biggest passion in life is spending time with her Boxer dogs. After she rescued her first Boxer in 2004, Samantha fell in love with the breed and has continued to rescue three other Boxers since then. She enjoys hiking and swimming with her Boxers, Maddie and Chloe.