Pupcakes

One day back when I was on Pinterest I found a recipe for pupcakes and even tho I don’t have a dog I do have cats that I thought would like some and I even know some people with dogs! I do want to say this is my first time making pupcakes and also I am not the best a baking! For the actually cake part I followed the recipe from Urban Bakes and for the frosting I used the one over at Country Cleaver.

The first step was to get all my ingredients. For the cakes you will need….

1/2 Cup of smooth peanut butter

1/2 Cup vegetable oil

2 bananas mashed up

2/3 cup of honey

2 eggs

2 Cups flour

2 teaspoons baking soda

1 teaspoon baking powder

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Preheat your over to 350 degrees F. If you have an electric mixer this will make your life a lot easier if not go grab that wooden spoon and start working your arm muscles! Mix together the honey, eggs, bananas, oil and peanut butter.

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Once all mixed together slowly add the flour, baking soda and baking powder. Now I didn’t go slow enough and had some flour go all over so just be sure not to add it fast!

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At this point you will add the mixture into your cupcake papers. Just a note don’t use the ones from the dollar store! For my mini ones I did and ended up with some of them burned!

I had my mini ones in the over for 10 minutes and the larger ones for 18 minutes. Just make sure to stick a toothpick in the centre to see if they are cooked! As you can see I was able to make 11 normal sizes and 24 mini ones, I could have made 12 normal ones but I ran out of cupcake paper.

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Once out of the oven make sure you let them cool completely before adding the frosting or else it will melt away!

For the frosting all you will need is….

1/2 cup cream cheese

1/2 cup smooth peanut butter

1 tbsp honey

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Hopefully you haven’t put away either your electric mixer or your wooden spoon! Mix together everything until nice a smooth and then put into a piping bag. Now just going to say this is the first time I have successfully used a piping bag so even tho the icing doesn’t look very good trust me it is the best I have ever done!

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Just add the amount you wish and then let your pet enjoy!

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When I went to give one to my cats all they ate was the icing, not all that surprised tho! We will see what happens when I give some to the dogs. Let me know if you make these or have a better kind I should try to make!

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