Want to spoil your dog a bit for their birthday? Have a special holiday in mind that you want to give your dog a special treat? Making them a special dog meatloaf cake is a great way to show them just how much you love them.
Do people really celebrate their dog’s birthday?
Yes. It really is a thing. People love to celebrate with their pup on special days like “Gotcha Day” or their birthdays. Some even go all out and invite their puppy friends to attend and have dog friendly cake and ice-cream.
How hard is it to make treats for your dog?
Already cook for the family? Can you follow a recipe? Can you use a stove, oven, and mixer? Making treats like this dog meatloaf cake recipe isn’t hard at all. If you already know how to cook for humans, then cooking for a pup is super simple. You just have to remember one important rule. Do not add anything they aren’t supposed to eat like onions, garlic, or raisins. After all, you wouldn’t add peanuts to a recipe for someone with a nut allergy.
Dog’s don’t need seasonings added either. Ingredients like salt, pepper, and sugar, can be left on the shelf. Your dog’s health will love you for not adding them.
Dog Meatloaf Cake
- 3 cups ground meat Meat (For this you can use Beef, Lamb, Chicken, or Turkey)
- 2 Eggs
- 1/2 cup Vegetables Chopped or Grated
- 1/2 cup Cottage Cheese
- 1/2 cup Rolled Oats
- Canned Pumpkin
- In a bowl, mix together the meat, eggs, oats, cottage
cheese, and vegetables.
- Divide the meat into 2 portions.
- Form the meat into patties of the same size and shape. (You
can use small round pans if you have them.
- Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes or until the meat is
- Using one large can of pumpkin, mix the pumpkin using the
hand mixer until fluffy. If your pumpkin is too dry, you can add some water, or
no salt added beef broth to the mix.
- Add one meat patty to a plate and top it with a layer
- Add the other meat patty and icing the entire cake with frosting.
You can stop at this point and have a perfectly lovely cake
for your dog, or take it one step further and add pieces of kibble or dog
biscuits to top cake. Either way I am sure you pup will love it.
For a white icing, use mashed potatoes, but be sure they are
plain with no salt, or butter added.
Some Final Words
Making this dog meatloaf cake by the recipe is great, but feel free to use your creativity. Want to add a bit of flair? Try piping the frosting on with a cake decorating bag and tip. Your dog will love it no matter what you do to it. Give it a try!
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