Party Hearty Dog Cake

Make any day a special occasion with this homemade pet-friendly cake.

Go fluffy! It’s your birthday! We’re going to paw-ty like it’s your birthday!

Hey, it doesn’t even have to be your birthday—it can be any occasion you want to celebrate with your pup.  And even though cakes are seen as a treat, this one’s got lots of hearty goodness. We’ve added our Whole Grain Turkey and Goat’s Milk to this recipe to make sure you’ve got something to celebrate, too.

Party Hearty Dog Cake


  • 1/2 cup The Honest Kitchen Whole Grain Turkey Recipe dehydrated food
  • 1 tablespoon the honest kitchen Instant Goat's Milk powder
  • 1 cup Whole-wheat flour
  • 1 banana
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons cream cheese for icing
  • 2/3 cup peanut butter for icing


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Spray cake pan with oil so the cake doesn’t stick.
  2. Mix flour and baking soda until completely blended. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  3. Place mixture into a non-stick 8″ round cake pan or an 8×4-inch loaf pan. Level out using your fingers.
  4. Place in oven and bake for 40 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and let cool.
  6. In a small bowl, combine cream cheese and peanut butter. Spread evenly over cake with a knife once cooled.

Recipe Notes

If you find that the cream cheese/peanut butter icing is too hard to mix, stick it into a microwave for 30 to soften.

Meet the Author: Amy Tokic

Amy Tokic is the Editor of, the flagship site to over 70 different pet communities, which offers pet parents a one-stop-info-shop for all things dog and cat related. Amy's been with PetGuide since the beginning, guided by the wisdom of her Shih Tzu mix and furry roommate, Oscar. Together, this pet power couple has their paw on the pulse of the pet industry, sniffing out trends, advice, news, tasty treat recipes and other tail-wagging stories.

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