Mia’s Kitchen

May 17, 2013  

Peanut Butter Birthday Cake

Mia insisted that the only way to properly celebrate her friend’s birthday was to make an entire cake frosted with peanut butter.

Ingredients:

  • 1 c whole wheat or white flour
  • 1 c shredded carrots
  • 1/3 c honey
  • 1/4 c applesauce
  • 1/4 c peanut butter
  • 1/4 c cooking oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • Extra peanut butter for frosting
  • Dog treats as toppers

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Grease a small (8″ x 8″) cake pan.
  • Combine the applesauce, peanut butter, oil, vanilla, and honey in a large bowl; blend well.
  • Stir in the carrots and mix thoroughly.
  • Add the flour and baking soda and mix into the carrot mixture.
  • Spoon cake batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes.
  • Let cake cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Frost with peanut butter and top with treats.

Note: Use creamy peanut butter for the frosting, and thin with a little milk or applesauce if necessary to make it easier to spread. If the humans would like to enjoy the cake as well, a cream cheese frosting (without the dog treats) is a very nice substitute for/addition to the peanut butter topping.

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