What screams Valentine's Day more than its colors? This red and white cake for dogs, represents the holiday well. Using this dog cake mix, which also includes a frosting mix, we made mini, multi-tiered velvet surprise cakes...
We've always had great luck using dog cake mixes and just like with human versions of cake mix, you can transform the batter in so many ways. To create our cake tiers, we poured the batter into a shallow doughnut pan. If you don't have a doughnut pan, you could also try your hand at baking a sheet cake and then cutting out doughnut shapes.
Here's the cake, right out of the oven. They set in the nicest shade of red (which is due to the beet powder in the mix!). Did you know that's how red velvet cakes were historically tinted - with beets?
Once cooled, we stacked not one, not two, not three...but four tiers of cake!
We secured each layer with a thick swipe of frosting and then tucked in our surprise - mini dog bone treats!
Finally, we drizzled on the rest of the frosting. Then, cut out a thick slice and out fell the center of dog bones!
Do you like to bake? Due to my track record, I'm sometimes apprehensive about baking, but these dog cake mixes are nearly fail-proof!
Woof! (Hey, there!) Pierogi, Gilly and Sarah here. Thanks for stopping by our dog blog. We're a little dog-obsessed around here and Pierogi & Co. is all about inspiring you to enjoy the dog days. Because life's more fun with your best (furry) friend by your side. So grab a bone and follow along as we stop to sniff the flowers...