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Who needs two cakes at your dog’s birthday party? With ingredients like peanut butter, banana, and coconut oil, humans will be happy with these dog birthday cake recipes too.

Pro tip: you can make things super-easy with box mixes. We won’t tell! These mixes are dog-friendly and dog-approved: peanut butter cake (also in gluten-free), banana cake, and cheesecake.

Banana Carob Oat Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

With oatmeal, bananas, honey, egg, and peanut butter, this pretty cake is a breakfast lover’s dream that we’d feel zero percent guilty about knocking down with our coffee. Line the cake with doggy treats if you want to discourage yourself from eating it all.


No time for scratch baking? We’re fans of this tasty peanut butter cake mix for dogs.


Grain-Free Coconut Blueberry Cake

The ingredients for this fruity cake are all familiar: eggshoneycoconut oilcoconut flourshredded coconutbaking powdercoconut milk and fresh blueberries. Mix, bake, stuff face—it’s as easy as that.

Make it a real splurge by serving with a scoop of dog-friendly ice cream.


Peanut Butter Carrot Cake


Eggspeanut buttercooking oilvanilla extracthoneyshredded carrotsflour, and baking soda make up the base of the cake (no bacon or anything, don’t worry). You can get the full recipe here.

No time for the DIY route? Try this gluten-free peanut butter cake mix for dogs.


Mini Berry-Almond Cake


This is what dreams are made of! Almond flourhoneyeggscoconut oil and organic strawberries come together for this light and not-too-sweet cake that’s topped with a dog-friendly frosting of organic plain yogurt and almond butter. It’s so pretty, we almost don’t want to eat it. Almost.

In a hurry? We also like this easy banana cake mix for dogs or this fun dog-friendly cheesecake mix.


Dog-Themed Baking Supplies


If you’re taking the time to make DIY dog treats, why not make sure the form factor is perfect, too?


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