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Peanut Butter Bacon Dog Birthday Cake


  • Author: Laura
  • Yield: 1 Cake, Serves 4-6 dogs 1x

Description

Surprise your pup with this Peanut Butter Bacon Dog Birthday Cake! A single layer peanut butter bacon cake topped with a whipped peanut butter cream cheese frosting and finished off with a pile of bacon crumbles! 


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Ingredients

Bacon

4 slices bacon

Cake

1/2 cup plain greek yogurt

1/2 cup creamy peanut butter

2 large eggs

1/4 cup whole milk

2 tbsp rendered bacon grease

3/4 cup whole wheat flour

1 tsp baking powder

2 slices cooked bacon, crumbled

Frosting

2oz cream cheese

2 tbsp creamy peanut butter

1/4 cup heavy whipping cream

Toppings

2 slices cooked bacon, crumbled

Sprinkles (optional)


Instructions

Bacon

Heat a skillet on the stovetop over medium-low heat

Add the 4 slices of bacon, cook until bacon is crispy

Set bacon aside on a paper towel

Reserve the rendered grease in a heat safe bowl

Cake

Preheat oven to 350°F

In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with blade attachment, beat together the yogurt and peanut butter until smooth

Add eggs 1 at a time, beat

Add the milk and bacon grease, mix

In a small bowl, whisk together the flour and baking powder

Slowly add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients, mix until combined

Fold in the bacon pieces

Grease a 6-inch cake pan with cooking spray

Spoon the cake batter into the pan

Put cake in oven to bake for 20-25 minutes, cake is done when the middle is set and a knife comes out clean when inserted in the center

Cool cake for 5 minutes in the pan and then transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely

Frosting

In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a whisk attachment add the cream cheese and peanut butter, whisk on high until smooth

Add the heavy cream, beat until frosting becomes light and fluffy

Spread the frosting in a generous layer on top of the cooled cake, leaving the sides bare

Put the bacon pieces in the center of the cake in a pile

Sprinkle with sprinkles, if desired

Slice and serve

 


Notes

The ingredients in this cake are dog friendly, however some dogs may have allergies and intolerances to specific foods making it not a safe choice for them. It is also advised that your dog not consume the whole cake in one sitting!