Sweet Potato and Ginger Pup Cakes – With Cream cheese
Makes 12 Mini Pup Cakes
Ginger is great for digestion & travel sickness
About this Recipe
Inspired by the Ginger Cakes on this weeks GBBO. I was keen to make a home made Pup Cake recipe incorporating warming Ginger. I opted to use Sweet Potato in this recipe. I always like to include a vegetable in there, and my go to is the Carrot, so I wanted to mix it up a little.
I got a lot of feedback on my Banana Berry Bones being a prettier dog treat than you normally see. so I was keen to add a little extra flourish to this recipe with the optional cream cheese filling. Taking them from and everyday treat to something you could serve at a pup party!
For these Pup Cakes, you will need a mini muffin tin. I used these ones which I love for my pup cakes. If you have a larger dog, you can use normal muffin tins. If doing this, add 10 minutes to your bake
- 140g ( 1 cup) Buckwheat Flour
- 1 small Sweet potato, grated finely or blitzed in a food processor
- 2 Tbsp Honey
- 2 x Large Eggs
- 2 tsp Ground Ginger
- 50g Full Fat Cream Cheese – Optional if filling
- Coconut Oil for greasing
- 100ml room temperature water
Step by Step Instructions
Preheat the oven to 180. Grease your Muffin tin with Coconut Oil
Peel and finely grate the Sweet Potato, or blitz in a food processor
Mix together the Ginger and Flour in a mixing bowl
Whisk together the Eggs, Honey, Water and Sweet Potato in another bowl
Fold the wet ingredients into the flour mix and gently fold until mixed well
Spoon into your muffin tins. Filling to the top. Place in the centre of the oven for 20 minutes
Once the Cakes are cooked – You could check by inserting a skewer and making sure it comes out clean. Take out of the oven and allow to cool completely in the moulds
Store in a tin for 4-5 days. They also freeze well. Fully defrost before giving to your dog.
If you want to add the cream cheese filling, Only do when serving. Cut the cakes in half horizontally. Apply a thin layer of cream cheese to the bottoms and pop the tops back on. They should look like little scones.
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