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Single Serving Dog Cupcake

Yield: 1 cupcake
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Treat your pup with this single serving dog cupcake! No need to get out the mixer for this 1 bowl, 5 ingredient recipe.
5 from 11 votes


  • 3 Tablespoons pumpkin puree
  • 3 Tablespoons peanut butter
  • 3 Tablespoons oats
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 Tablespoons whipping cream optional


  • PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees F. Place 1 or 2 paper liners into a muffin pan. Recipe makes one large cupcake or 2 medium sized cupcakes.
  • WHISK together pumpkin, peanut butter, and oats in the bottom of a small bowl.
  • MIX in the egg and baking powder until incorporated.
  • BAKE for 20-25 minutes until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • COOL completely and frost if desired.


  • Recipe yields about 6 Tablespoons of batter. This is enough to make ONE large or TWO medium sized cupcakes. Baking time will vary. Begin with 20 minutes, add another 5 minutes if necessary,
  • Frosting is optional. Some popular choices are unsweetened whipped cream, plain yogurt, or peanut butter. 
  • Get creative with toppings for a special day! Try cheese, bacon, doggie treats, blueberries, or shredded carrots. 


Calories: 430kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 20gFat: 30gSodium: 498mg
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cake, cupcakes, dog, treat