Doggy Cake for Your Best Friend

Our dogs are more than companions, they are our fitness motivators, our stress relievers, our confidants and our best friends.

For many of us, our dogs have a special place in our hearts and what better way to celebrate this bond and friendship than with a cake!

Whether it’s your dog’s birthday, adoption day or just because, setting aside some time to celebrate the bond we share with our pets is a great way to show you care. Here’s an easy dog birthday cake recipe that Gina at PawLife made for her dog, Harley, that is loaded with doggy goodness. It’s a cake we’re sure your dog will enjoy devouring!

Easy Dog Birthday Cake Recipe


  • 1 apple
  • 1 cup wholemeal flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil


  • ¼ cup Dog chocolate
  • ¼ cup Ricotta cheese


  1. Pre-heat oven to 175 degrees fan forced
  2. Peel and finely chop apple, place in boiling water. Boil until apple is soft.
  3. Drain apple and mash. Use a paper towel to soak up excess juice.
  4. In a mixing bowl add wholemeal flour and baking powder. Mix well.
  5. In a separate bowl beat egg and add the honey, coconut oil and vegetable oil, mix well.
  6. Add all ingredients together adding water if needed to make the mixture into a batter like texture.
  7. Pour mixture into a greased cake pan.
  8. Bake for approximately 30 minutes.


  1. Melt dog chocolate by boiling some water in a saucepan and placing a heat proof plate over saucepan.
  2. Spread melted chocolate in between layers of cake or decorate as you like.
  3. Place a small amount of ricotta in a piping bag and outline the cake.