You say it's my Birthday!!
(Last Monday...why was everyone at work?)
So today is my pawtay.
My very own cake!
With my name spelled in carrot shavings!
I loved all the recipes for dog treats and dog dinners, but this one takes the cake.
Thank you, Oskar and Oskar's Mom!
You win an Amazon Gift Card!
Recipes are at the end of this post.
Choosing the 2 best recipes was very difficult! How do you compare salads, to desserts to main courses.....Apples and Oranges! But one recipe was loved by all. George the Lad's, Welsh Cakes!
Here is George..showing the people's choice winner!
Thanks my Welsh friend, you win an Amazon Gift Card too!
We prepared every recipe sent in and they were all soooo good.
We want to share them all with you, so we will include one recipe / link to our pal, per post for awhile.
So stay tuned for upcoming yumm-ables, like Mr. Pips, Smoked Salmon Pasta and Bandit's Enchiladas.
Mom is complaining that her jeans are really tight!
Here are some of the dog cookies we made.
They were all super yummy too.
Stanzie says, "Okay, I put on the party hat." " How about some of that cake?"
OMD, it's a little piece of heaven!
Stanzie gives it 4 paws up!
Don't eat the paper plate!
Hey, look the neighbors are coming over for cake.
Dolly the Cow
Discard some of the bling...so embarrassing!
...And why do Sallie and her green friend, keep flying over our house and leaving jam on our roof??
Peanut Butter and Carrot Birthday Cake with Yogurt Frosting
1 cup white or wheat flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 cup shredded carrots
1 tsp vanilla
1/3 cup honey
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 C)
Mix together flour and baking soda.
Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
Pour into a ring mold (we used a 9" single cake pan), sprayed with nonstick spray.
Bake 40 minutes.
Frost this cake with low fat cottage cheese or yogurt and decorate with carrot pieces. Store in refrigerator.
George the Lad's Welsh Cakes
125g of butter
250g of self rising flour
75g of castor sugar (super fine)
Pinch of mixed spices
100g of currants/sultanas/raisins
1 egg beaten
Mix together the butter and flour
Add the egg
Put the sugar, spice and fruit into the mixture
Put the mixture into the fridge to cool for 30 minutes
Roll out the mixture to 1 cm thick
Cut into circles
Cook the cakes in a frying pan or on a bakestone WITHOUT using oil or butter until they are browned on both sides.
Sprinkle with sugar and serve.
Best when warm or reheated in microwave!
Thank you everyone for all the delicious recipes. I will think of my pals every time we make your treats!
I think I need to diet for awhile....
Happy Digging (dieting),