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Pupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

Pupcakes with peanut butter frosting are a delicious dessert to bake for your four-legged friend! Made with whole-grain flour, pumpkin puree, and the natural sweetness of bananas and honey they are a true delight for the dog in your life!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Dog Cupcakes, Pumpkin Cupcakes for Dogs, Pupcakes
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 328kcal

Equipment

  • Cupcake Pan
  • Portion Scoop

Ingredients

For the dog cupcakes:

  • 2 cups instant oats
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 16 ounces pumpkin puree
  • 1 banana mashed
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup coconut oil melted and cooled
  • ¼ cup wildflower honey
  • ½ cup water

For the peanut butter frosting:

  • 1 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 8 oz. cream cheese at room temperature

Instructions

For the dog cupcakes:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly coat a muffin tin with baking spray and set aside.
  • Pulse the oats in a food processor until they create a smooth oat flour. Add the baking powder and baking soda and pulse to combine. Pour dry ingredients into a mixing bowl and set aside.
  • In a large measuring cup, whisk together the pumpkin, banana, egg, coconut oil, honey, and water. Pour into dry ingredients and stir to combine.
  • Using a portion scoop, divide batter among prepared pan and bake in preheated over for 18 – 20 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool to room temperature.
  • While the pupcakes cool, prepare the peanut butter frosting.

For the frosting:

  • Cream together the peanut butter and cream cheese until smooth. Pipe or spread onto cool pupcakes. Garnish with a small dog treat, if desired.

Notes

  • Leftover pupcakes can be stored in the fridge in an airtight container for up to four days.
  • See full post for recipe substitutions.
  • Recipe adapted from Damn Delicious.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupcake | Calories: 328kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 367mg | Potassium: 335mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 6163IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 2mg