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Meat Cupcakes for Dogs

Meatloaf cupcakes with mash potato frosting on a white background.

Make your dog’s meals more exciting!!

Most dog owners simply get a dish and put some food in it. That food can either be dry or moist, but it is the same old thing day after day. This can get a little boring for your pet.

There is a way to make their mealtime a little more exciting and fun. Just create some delicious meat cupcakes for your pet and give them a nice surprise.

These are not hard to make if you follow the instructions in the recipe. It is a great way to break up the boredom and show your pet that you appreciate their love.

Meatloaf for Dogs! 3 Amazing Dog Meatloaf Recipes.

Dog Meatloaf Cupcakes

These are not hard to make. You just need some ground beef, pork, or another type of meat your dog loves or is not allergic to. The only thing that you have to watch out for is the ingredients you add to the meat.

The best way to serve a meat cupcake is not to add onions, garlic, and other vegetables that are toxic to your dog. They may like the taste of those vegetables but eating them is taboo.

Once you get the meat and ingredients together, you can be creative with how they look. Use a little imagination and give your dog a nice-looking cupcake that will be tempting for humans to eat as well.

To top the cupcakes off, add a favorite treat your dog likes to chew on. You have lots of options to make great meals that your dog will love. Just pick the option that is best for you and your situation.

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Dog Meat Cupcake Recipes

Ground beef on a white piece of parchment paper on a wooden surface

To get you started on the right track, here are a few dog cupcake recipes that should be as fun to make as it is for your dog to eat.

1. Meatloaf Cupcakes for Furry Friends

Meatloaf Cupcakes for Furry Friends

Meatloaf cupcake with mash potato frosting and a cherry tomato on top on a long white rectangle plate with garnish

The following recipe should take 10 minutes to prepare and 25 minutes to bake. It should also make 12 cupcakes, so you have plenty to feed your dog over the next few days.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


  •  1 1/2 pounds of ground beef or turkey
  •  1/2 cup of oats
  •  2 eggs
  •  1/2 cup of shredded zucchini


  1. Mix all the ingredients at the same time together and in a large bowl
  2. lForm into little balls and then place those balls into regular cupcake pans
  3. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F and when the pans are ready, place them in your oven and cook for 15 to 25 minutes. You want the meat and ingredients to cook thoroughly. Once done, take the pans out and add the frosting.

Frosting instructions

  • Use one box of instant mashed potatoes
  • Mix with 1/2 the amount of milk listed on the package
  • Spread over the cupcakes
  • Add bacon bits as a topping favorite

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2. Banana and Carrot Dog Cupcake

Yield: 24 cupcakes

Banana and Carrot Dog Cupcake

Banana bread muffing on a small cutting board

This recipe makes about 24 cupcakes and needs to be baked at 350 degrees F for 30 minute

Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • Whole grain or grain-free flour
  • Unsweetened applesauce
  • Baking powder
  • Grated carrots
  • Cinnamon
  • Ripe bananas
  • Eggs
  • Cream cheese
  • Peanut butter
  • Honey


  1. The preparation is simple. Just mix all the ingredients together in a large bowl and at the same time. Then either roll them into a ball or spoon the mixture into little cupcake holders.
  2. Bake for the allotted time and then take the pans out and let them cool. Once cool, you can frost them with cream cheese or dog-safe peanut butter.

3. Honey Peanut Cupcakes

Yield: 12 cupcakes

Honey Peanut Cupcakes

Honey being dripped back into a jar with a honey wand

Needs 20 minutes in the oven at approx. 300 degrees F. This recipe should make 12 cupcakes with ease

Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • Whole grain or grain-free flour
  • Baking soda
  • Baking powder
  • Honey
  • Peanut butter
  • Skim Milk
  • Vegetable oil
  • Eggs
  • Optional small dog biscuits


Another simple and easy recipe to make that should not take a lot of time to prepare. Start with the flour in a large bowl and then add a little milk. Along with the milk, you can add the peanut butter and honey.

Then add the rest of the ingredients and mix till smooth. Fill your cupcake papers and pop them into the oven. After the 20 minutes are up, pull the pan out and let the cupcakes cool. Add the snack on top of the cupcake for added interest for your dog.

Some Final Words

Making snacks or mealtime more fun for your dog will help him or her bond with you. They love being treated special and these recipes will do just that. Be a little creative with your own recipes and make sure not to add any ingredients that are harmful to your pet.

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