The perfect pet party recipes

Are you welcoming a new puppy into the family? Or is your pooch’s birthday just around the corner? If you’re in the spirit to celebrate and don’t want to leave your furry friend out of the fun then try these great dog-friendly recipes created by Jayne Shawcross of Doggy Bags Bakery.

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PUP BISCUIT

1 cup oat flour (porridge oats which have been whizzed in a food processor until very fine)

1 cup rice flour

½ cup grated parmesan

1 cup tightly packed spinach leaves

1 egg

½ cup of water

  • Puree spinach in a food processor until smooth.  Add the remaining ingredients and continue to process until fully combined.
  • Roll the dough until balls are approx. 1” in diameter and place on a baking tray. (TIP:  Roll the dough out and use cookie cutters to make your own shapes or even cut out the letters to spell their name!)
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes at 180o. Remove and cool on a wire rack before storing in an airtight container in the fridge.

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PUPCAKES

2 cup oat flour

3 eggs

½ cup honey

2 tsp baking powder

½ tsp baking soda

1 tsp cinnamon

2 cups pureed carrots

¼ safflower oil

1tsp vanilla essence

  • Combine all the ingredients together in a large bowl.
  • Place cupcake papers into cupcake baking tray – spoon mixture into each paper, filling almost to the top as it won’t rise too much
  • Bake for 10-15 mins for mini cupcakes, or 20-25 mins for regular sized cupcakes, in the oven at 180o until a skewer put into the middle comes out clean. Leave to cool completely on a wire rack.
  • TIP: For an added treat, whip 8 oz of low fat cream cheese with 2 tbsp honey until fluffy to make ‘frosting’ that can be spread on top of the cakes once they’ve cooled.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge.

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SNACK/ NIBBLES – Homemade jerky

450g ground beef mince

  • Puree the mince in a food processor until it’s a smooth paste.
  • Line a shallow baking tray with parchment paper (TIP: makes clean up easier!) and spread the paste evenly across the sheet.
  • Bake on a very low heat (100o) for 2 hours with the oven door ajar to allow all the moisture to escape.
  • Remove from the oven and use a pizza slice or knife to cut into strips/ individual sized portions.
  • Place back on the tray and bake for a further 1-2 hours until the pieces are dry and leathery.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge.Doggy Party

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