What's cuter than Puppy Cakes piled high with dog friendly frosting are a dog's all-time favorite treat!
For those peanut butter loving dogs, these easy doggie cupcakes, the smell will drive them crazy!
A fluffy frosting made without butter, cream cheese, or sugar takes this cupcake to the next level. What are you waiting for?
🧁 Air Fryer Puppy Cakes with Fluffy Frosting!
In my world, dogs eat anything, but that doesn't mean we should lower our standards!
Featuring sugar-free ingredients, these cupcakes are EVERYTHING you could ever ask for in a cupcake - they are sugar free and dog-friendly!
And the frosting? Made with Creamy and Sweetened peanut butter is the secret ingredient that my dogs LOVE!
A far better alternative to excessive amounts of butter, cream cheese and icing sugar used in typical fluffy frostings.
🐾 Frosting for your Puppy Cakes
The secret ingredient in the creamy, fluffy frosting you see on these cupcakes is peanut butter. A proven hit for a quick treat for Ruby and Callie.
Online, you'll find all kinds of dog cake and cupcake recipes topped with whipped cream and frosting with a lot of fat. It looks great. It's bad for the dogs!
There would be a small amount on each cupcake, so I'm sure the pooches wouldn't mind, but it wouldn't have the wow factor visual-wise.
So I use peanut butter instead. It gets its authentic color from peanut butter, and it's far better for dogs than cream cheese, so you can use plenty of it.
You and eat it. But your dog is going to LOVE it!
🐶 How to Make Air Fryer Puppy Cakes
These puppy cakes are not light and airy like most cupcakes. They have more of a heavy moist texture to them kinda like banana bread.
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🐕 Puppy Cake Ingredient Notes
Full ingredients and directions in the Printable Recipe Card below.
Whole Wheat Flour - Whole wheat flour is a dense flour that's perfect for cupcakes, pupcakes, biscuits or doggie cookies.
Peanut Butter - As always, use a dog safe peanut butter with no Xylitol. For this recipe we use creamy style peanut butter.
Yogurt - Plain yogurt is the best kind for our dogs. I love the Fage 0% yogurts.
Eggs and Olive Oil - these are the tools that bind all the ingredients together to form your puppy cakes.
📖 Air Fryer Recipe Directions
We begin by mixing the peanut butter, eggs, yogurt and olive oil. Mix it all together by hand or a mixer.
Add in your flour and mix well.
Line your silicone cupcake liners with paper lines or simply keep them in the silicone cupcake liners.
Space them out on your air fryer tray so they are not touching. Hit the bake button at 325° degrees Fahrenheit for 13 minutes.
📋 Frosting Ingredient Notes
- Peanut Butter
- Couple tablespoons flour
- Liver sprinkles (optional topping)
📖 Frosting Recipe Directions
Simply mix a few tablespoons of creamy peanut butter with an equal amount of flour.
The easiest way to frost your cupcakes is to put the frosting into a Ziploc bag, cut a corner off and use that as your frosting bag. Simply swirl it onto you Puppy Cakes.
Want some cute sprinkles? For this recipe I use Liver Sprinkles. You can also use a small doggie biscuit for decorations.
👩🏻🍳 Printable Air Fryer Puppy Cakes
- 1 cup whole wheat flour
- 2 large eggs
- 1 cup creamy peanut butter
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- ⅔ cup plain yogurt
- ½ cup creamy peanut butter
- ½ cup whole wheat flour
Air Fryer Puppy Cakes
Add peanut butter, eggs, yogurt, and oil to the mixing bowl.
Mix together by hand or with a mixer until fully blended.
Add in the flour and mix well.
Line silicone cupcake liners with paper liners if you want or cook right in the silicone. Place them on the air fryer tray. Evenly divide the cupcake mixture between 9 liners.
Space them out on the tray so they are not touching. Place the tray in the air fryer and bake at 325° degrees Fahrenheit for 13 minutes. I did not preheat, just popped them in and started.
Remove from air fryer and allow to totally cool before frosting.
Mix a few tablespoons of flour with a few tablespoons of peanut butter. Mix until nice creamy and smooth.
Put the frosting mixture into a pastry bag or a Ziploc bag with one corner tip cut off. Frost the top of the cupcake by swirling it around the cupcake as you frost.
Leave as is or sprinkle a few liver sprinkles over the top.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 254Total Fat: 17gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 42mgSodium: 164mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 3gSugar: 3gProtein: 10g
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