Strawberries and Cream Pupcake – because dogs are people too and they deserve to be celebrated! This dog-friendly cake is made with strawberries, coconut oil, honey, whole wheat flour and almond milk. It’s topped with a strawberry greek yogurt frosting and surrounded in peanut butter and dog biscuits – basically heaven for a dog!
Our vizsla Layla turned 3 yesterday! 21 in dog years… WAHHH?! Stop growing up so fast!
You may look at this pupcake and think “wow, what a spoiled dog” and you are 100% correct. She is a very spoiled, very loved dog that sleeps in our bed under the covers and thinks she’s entitled to a lick of whatever it is we are eating 100% of the time.
we just love her so much, we can’t help but spoil the crap out of her 🙂
Layla loves unconditionally, she’s my number 1 running partner and she’s always down for to cuddle and nap! Couldn’t ask for a better friend than that!
To celebrate the big 3 I made her this Strawberries and Cream Pupcake (check out her peanut butter banana pupcake from last year). It’s made with strawberries, coconut oil, honey, whole wheat flour and almond milk. I chose strawberries because they are supposed to be good for strengthening dog’s immune systems! And the coconut oil is great for their coats!
She was supposed to split the cake with her boyfriend, but turns out she was not as interested in sharing this year! She’s never been aggressive with food, but when they got down to the last big chunk of cake she took it and gobbled it up all for herself! It’s like she knew it was HER cake and she was going to have the last of it! Luckily, her boyfriend, Nugget, is not aggressive in the slightest and happily allowed her to have the cake in exchange for some extra kisses!
In her defense she did wait quite patiently for that cake!
Strawberries and Cream Pupcake because dogs are people too and they deserve to be celebrated! This cake is made with strawberries, coconut oil, honey, whole wheat flour and almond milk. It’s topped with a strawberry greek yogurt frosting and surrounded in peanut butter and dog biscuits – basically heaven for a dog!
12 medium-sized strawberries, divided
1/4 cup coconut oil, room temperature
2 tbsp honey
1/2 cup almond milk
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 tsp baking powder
3/4 cup greek yogurt
1/2 of the strawberry puree
1/4 cup peanut butter
18 small Milk Bone Biscuits
Pre-heat oven to 350°F
Trim the stems off of the strawberries and place them in a blender, blend until the strawberries are diced small, but not too liquified. Split half for the cake and half for the frosting, set aside
In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with blade attachment add the coconut oil and honey, cream together until smooth
Add the honey, egg and almond milk, mix
Slowly add the flour and baking powder, mix until fully combined
Fold in the strawberries
Grease a 6″ cake pan
Add batter to pan
Bake for 25-30 minutes until cake is set
Allow to cool completely
In a small bowl fold the strawberry puree into the greek yogurt
Frost the top of the cake with a thick layer of the greek yogurt mixture
Frost the sides of the cake with a thin layer of peanut butter, stick the Milk Bones onto the side of the cake, standing up vertically
Serve to your patiently waiting pup
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One last shot of the birthday girl! P.S. She hates that hat… hates it!