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Pet Recipes

Discussion in 'Doberman Nutritional Care' started by GennyB, Aug 30, 2012.

  1. GennyB

    GennyB Moderator Hot Topics Subscriber

    Drake's birthday is coming up so I was looking for recipes for a doggie cake. I thought it might be fun to have a thread for pet recipes. Please feel free to post any goodies you make for your four legged friends.
    My friend gave my this one.

    Banana Honey Cake

    2 cups water
    2 medium bananas, mashed
    1/8 teaspoon vanilla
    3 cups whole wheat flour
    1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    1 egg
    2 tablespoons honey

    12 ounces fat free cream cheese, room temp
    3 teaspoons cinnamon
    1 teaspoon vanilla
    1 teaspoon honey

    Preheat oven to 350. In a bowl combine water, bananas, vanilla, egg and honey. Then add whole wheat flour and baking powder. Mix well.
    Pour mixture into an 8 inch cake pan sprayed with nonstick spray.
    Bake for 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out dry.
    Cinnamon Frosting: In bowl combine ingredients and mix well. Frost cake when completely cool.
    You can pipe different designs by using the carob frosting for color contrast. To make carob frosting, replace cinnamon with the same amount of carob powder.
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  2. JanS

    JanS DCF Owner Administrative Staff Moderator Hot Topics Subscriber

    Yum, that looks really good Genny!

    Here's one I pulled out of one of the dog newsletters I get.

    Liver Brownies

    2 lbs chicken livers
    2 Cups corn meal
    2 Cups wheat germ
    2 eggs
    1/2 Cups dried parsley

    Liquefy livers in food processor, pour into mixing bowl and add other ingredients. Mix until smooth like a brownie batter. Spread on a cookie sheet (1/2 sheet cake size) (I use parchment paper to line the pan) until it's evenly spread about 1/3 inch thick. Bake at 350 F for about 35 minutes. When cool cut into squares, or whatever shapes you prefer. I keep them in a ziplock bag in the refrigerator.
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  3. Asteria

    Asteria Formerly Luca & Co Hot Topics Subscriber

    I wanted to find some good recipes for dog treats, a dog birthday cake, etc. Does anyone have any recipes to share? Maybe if this turns our great we can make a sticky in nutrition of trusted recipes!
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  4. Archer

    Archer Moderator Hot Topics Subscriber

    I have a few grain free allergy friendly recipes I can share. I'm not at home, but will post them later when I can get my hands on them!
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  5. NyteMare

    NyteMare Hot Topics Subscriber

    gets paper and pen and waits for the recipes:D
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  6. Asteria

    Asteria Formerly Luca & Co Hot Topics Subscriber

    I have seen some online but I don't know how trustworthy they are .... So I'm with nytemare...paper and pen and waiting lol.
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  7. Archer

    Archer Moderator Hot Topics Subscriber

    Archer's Grain Free Peanut Butter Pumpkin cookies
    2 1/2 cups oat flour (can also use rice flour if allergies. use whole wheat flour if no allergies)
    15 oz Canned pumpkin
    3 HUGE TB Peanut butter
    2 TB Molasses (unsulfured)
    1/2 cup instant oats (if not allergic)
    2 T ground flax seed or flax seeds
    2 eggs (if not allergic)
    1/2 tsp ground Cinnamon

    Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Add water to make dough more workable if needed. The dough should be dry and stiff. Roll dough into 1/2" thick roll. Cut into 1/2'" pieces, or use dog bone shaped cookie cutter. Bake at 350 degrees until cookies are hard...aprox 40 minutes. Enjoy :)
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  8. Archer

    Archer Moderator Hot Topics Subscriber

    Apple Carrot Dog Treats
    1 Cup Rice flour
    1 Cup rolled Oats
    1 tsp. Cinnamon
    1/2 Cup Applesauce (Unsweetened and Natural)
    1/2 cup finely grated Carrot
    3 Eggs (if not allergic)
    3 TB Molasses
    2 TB flax seeds

    Preheat oven to 350. Stir together rice flour, oats and cinnamon in a medium sized bowl. Use a second smaller bowl to mix applesauce, carrots, egg and molasses. Slowly stir the applesauce mixture into the medium sized bowl a little at a time. Mix until well combined. Form into tiny ball clusters and drop onto sprayed cokie sheet, or cut out shape with a cookie cutter. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown
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  9. Archer

    Archer Moderator Hot Topics Subscriber

    I guess they are more gluten free that truly grain free, but they do not bother Archer, who has a really sensitive tummy :)
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  10. StarlightDobe

    StarlightDobe Hot Topics Subscriber

    This was in an email newsletter I got form the AKC, so I thought Id pass it along:

    Pumpkin Peanut Butter Biscuits
    • 2 1/2 cups whole wheat or barley flour
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 cup canned pumpkin
    • 3 tablespoons peanut butter
    • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
    2. Stir dry ingredients in medium bowl. In separate bowl, whisk together eggs, pumpkin, and peanut butter. Add egg mixture to flour mixture and knead thoroughly. Dough should be dry and stiff; add small amounts of water as needed to make it workable. (If dough is too sticky, add small amounts of flour.) Roll dough into half-inch thickness and cut into half-inch pieces, using knife or cookie cutters
    3. Bake about 40 minutes, or until hard and dry.
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  11. Heatherjg

    Heatherjg Hot Topics Subscriber

    Thank you for sharing!!!
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  12. Asteria

    Asteria Formerly Luca & Co Hot Topics Subscriber

    I am going to try to dig around for a good dog cake receipe. I'll let ya know what I dig up.
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  13. watson123

    watson123 Active Member

    i'll have to get out my dog treat and cake recipe book and post some recipes:).
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  14. Asteria

    Asteria Formerly Luca & Co Hot Topics Subscriber

    Hope no one minds. I found this in an old thread from Che_mar_cody and thought I would post here:

    Mock Frosty Paws
    32 fluid ounces vanilla yogurt
    1 bananas, ripe, mashed or 1 (5 ounce) jar baby food
    2 tablespoons peanut butter
    2 tablespoons honey
    Blend all ingredients together and freeze in 3-ounce paper cups.
    Microwave just a few seconds before serving.
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  15. Archer

    Archer Moderator Hot Topics Subscriber

    Sweet! Wonder if it could be made without the dairy. I'll have to start experimenting with dairy free.
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  16. watson123

    watson123 Active Member

    i like to eat this recipe lol:D
    scrumptious scottie scones

    2 cups white flour
    2 teaspoons baking powder
    1 T. honey
    1/4 cup vegetable oil
    1 egg
    1/2 cup skim milk
    1 clove garlic, minced

    1. preheat oven to 350 F. degrees
    2.combine flour, baking powder and honey in a bowl. add oil, egg, milk, and garlic,then stir until mixed thoroughly.
    3.turn out dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead.
    4.roll out to 1/2 inch thick cut into 2 inch squares and place on a greased baking sheet.
    5. bake for 15 min. allow to cool on a rack then serve. store in a airtight container
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  17. Asteria

    Asteria Formerly Luca & Co Hot Topics Subscriber

    So i found this thanks to my friend who has made these 2 receipies and she got them from
    Dog Treat Kitchen (.com)

    Bacon and Chicken Puppy Cake

    Be sure to cut slices of this bacon and chicken puppy cake small as this recipe is not low in fat!

    • 3 strips of bacon (Optional)
    • 3 cups whole wheat flour
    • 1 Tbsp. baking powder
    • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
    • 6 eggs, beaten
    • 1/2 cup corn oil
    • 2 jars chicken baby food (organic is best)
    • 2 cups finely shredded carrots
    • plain yogurt (use less or more depending on how thick you want the dog treat icing and filling)
    1. Preheat oven to 325° F
    2. Grease and flour two 8" round cake pans.
    3. Fry the bacon until crisp. Let drain and then crumble.
    4. Whisk together the flour and baking powder.
    5. In a large bowl, beat the butter or margarine until smooth.
    6. Beat in the eggs and corn oil.
    7. Stir in the chicken baby food and carrots until well incorporated.
    8. Add the flour mixture and mix thoroughly.
    9. Pour the batter into the two 8" round cake pans.
    10. Bake for 60 minutes.
    11. Let cool for five minutes in the pan.
    12. Remove from pans and cool completely on wire racks before decorating.
    • Place the first layer on a serving plate.
    • Spread the yogurt on top for the filling.
    • Place the second layer on top of the filling. Next spread the yogurt dog treat icing on the top and sides of the entire dog cake.
    • Sprinkle the crumbled bacon on top if desired
  18. Asteria

    Asteria Formerly Luca & Co Hot Topics Subscriber

    Banana & Peanut Butter Dog Cake

    • 1/2 cup canola oil
    • 1/2 cup applesauce, unsweetened
    • 1/4 cup molasses, blackstrap
    • 1/4 cup peanut butter
    • 4 eggs
    • 2 cups whole wheat flour
    • 2 tsp baking soda
    • 2 tsp cinnamon
    • 2 ripe bananas, mashed

    1. Preheat oven to 350° F
    2. In a stand mixer bowl, add the canola oil, applesauce and molasses.
    3. On low-medium speed, thoroughly combine.
    4. Add the peanut butter, and mix until combined.
    5. Add the eggs one at a time, until all combined.
    6. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda and cinnamon.
    7. Using the lowest setting, or the stir setting on your mixer, slowly add the dry ingredients.
    8. In a small bowl, mash the bananas.
    9. Take the mixing bowl off the stand. Fold in the mashed bananas, making sure they are well incorporated.
    10. Using a baking spray with flour, generously spray each 8 inch pan.
    11. Divide the batter between both pans.
    12. Bake for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick comes clean. Rotate the pans on the racks half way through the baking time.
    13. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes.
    14. Remove the cakes from the pan, and cool completely on a wire rack.

    Storing - This dog cake recipe will keep fresh in the refrigerator for about 5 days. Freeze the cakes for up to 3 months. If you choose to freeze the cakes, wrap each one individually with plastic wrap. Then wrap each one with heavy duty aluminum foil. Then place each one in a labeled freezer bag. It may seem like a lot of work, but it will keep the dog cakes delicate texture fresh longer.
    Yield - Two 8 inch round cakes.
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  19. Asteria

    Asteria Formerly Luca & Co Hot Topics Subscriber

    Wanted to add this nice summer treat I got from Luvmydoberman:

    Mashed banana

    Mix, place in ice cube tray, freeze!
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  20. Rach

    Rach Hot Topics Subscriber

    Apple Cinnamon Fetch 'Ems

    1.5 cups all purpose flour
    1.5 cups whole wheat flour
    1 Tbsp baking powder
    1 tsp ground cinnamon
    3/4 cup honey
    2 cups unsweetened applesauce
    1/2 cup canola oil
    2 large eggs
    1/2 cup skim milk

    Preheat oven to 350. Grease muffin pan with nonstick vegetable spray. (I use the mini muffin pan so cook time is a little different)
    Stir together the dry ingredients and set aside.
    In a separate bowl, whisk together the honey, applesauce and oil. Then whisk in the eggs one at a time. Add the milk and continue whisking.
    Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingrdients and stir just until combined.

    Fill the muffin cups 2/3 full. Bake for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick unserted in the center of the muffin comes out clean. Store in airtight container for up to 4 days or wrap well and freeze for up to 2 months...
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