THE dogs with sweets they don't get along very well, not only chocolate but also the rest is not very good for them. Luckily there is the dog cake, just what it takes to celebrate his birthday to a special occasion that sees him as the protagonist.
When we prepare or buy one dog cake it is very important to take care of each ingredient and in any case never abuse them because they must not become a daily habit. There dog diet, the daily one, cannot and must not be based on delicacies but on very different foods rich in nutrients, whether they are dry or wet.
In the recipes of sweets for dogs there are ingredients that these animals can ingest without experiencing digestive problems or intolerances, but first we do a targeted check because this is a general criterion. Unbeknownst to us, our dog may be intolerant to some particular substance or even allergic.
Better to know first and avoid the specific ingredients. To minimize the risks, natural and preservative-free ingredients are usually used, which is why dog cakes often last three or four days at the most.
Pumpkin dog pie
Sweet on its own, pumpkin in one cake turns out delicious, even for us human beings. Our little friends also need a lot because of the many vitamins it contains and which help strengthen their coat and skin. It is an ingredient that also aids digestion. To prepare this cake you need an egg, a cup of flour, a third of a cup of homemade peanut butter and two thirds of a cup of homemade pumpkin puree, a sachet of yeast, a tablespoon of oil and a low glass of water.
Industrial peanut butter can contain sugars and other additives that can harm the dog, so it's better to prepare it at home with peeled peanuts without salt minced with a blender. We also cut the pumpkin into small pieces, reducing it to a puree and mix the ingredients by putting them in a container. We bake after having preheated the oven at 160ºC until the cake is golden. The dog should be served almost cold.
Fruit dog cake
Of all the fruits that the dog can eat, the best are the apple and the banana and it is with these that we prepare a canine dessert with 200 grams of rice flour, two tablespoons of honey, two eggs, two apples and a banana, because too much could bother the dog. olive oil.
We peel and cut into pieces the banana and apples, reducing them to a puree and then adding all the ingredients. A homogeneous paste is obtained to be poured into a container to be placed in the oven preheated to 180 degrees until the cake begins to brown. When it is ready, take it out and let it cool before serving.
Pie for dogs with chicken and carrot
Since there is chicken, it is perhaps the favorite of our four-legged friends. This dessert contains in addition to 300 grams of chicken meat also ground six tablespoons of rice flour, one of yeast, two of oats. And then two beaten eggs, three grated carrots, a tablespoon of olive oil and half a glass of water.
We begin to mix flour, oats and eggs together, only later we add all the other ingredients, kneading until obtaining a homogeneous mass to inform in a mold after we have preheated the oven to 180 degrees. Once cooked and cooled, this cake is to be served decorated with pate.
Pie for dogs with apples and potatoes
Before letting yourself indulge yourself with others creative recipes, taking a cue from the previous ones, here is another one that can give satisfaction. It is based on apples and potatoes. Apples are good for dogs but potatoes are also important because they are rich in energy, minerals and vitamins.
Let's take a small potato and a cup of unsweetened apple puree, sweeten with a spoonful of honey and season with a spoonful of oil. To give consistency you also need a beaten egg, two tablespoons of oats, a grated apple and a cup of rice flour.
The potato must be boiled to be then peeled and reduced to puree. At this point we can combine all the ingredients and form a dense mass which is then placed in a container and baked at 160ºC. It should be served smooth but cold.
Dog cake: recipes
We can find numerous recipes for dogs, desserts and more, in this interesting volume: "The best recipes for your dog ", also available on Amazon. It is a collection of recipes that are easy to prepare and safe because they do not have ingredients that our friends do not like while proceeding independently you risk falling out.
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