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Apple Pumpkin Pupcakes with Maple Frosting

Updated: Feb 26, 2022

Treat your pup to these delicious and homemade dog cupcakes made with oats, pumpkin, apple, and Greek yogurt and paired beautifully with a two-ingredient maple cream cheese frosting. These easy and fun to make cupcakes are healthy and made with basic ingredients dogs love. Pumpkin can help a pup have a healthy gut and apple can help keep a dog’s teeth clean, while maple adds a natural sweet flavor. Great for any doggy birthday, special occasion, or for spoiling your deserving furry friend, these pupcakes will have your dog begging for more.

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Today we celebrated Sasha's 3rd birthday! Sasha is a Native American Indian Dog, and her brother, Shadow, is a 10-year old Wooly Siberian Husky. As you can see, they were so excited they could barely wait for us to take the paper liners off before devouring these tasty treats!

Makes 10 pupcakes


Apple Pumpkin Pupcakes

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • ⅓ cup old-fashioned rolled oats

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

  • ¾ cup pumpkin puree

  • ⅓ cup Greek yogurt

  • 2 large eggs

  • 2 Tbsp pure maple syrup

  • ¾ cup shredded apple

Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 8 oz cream cheese

  • 1 Tbsp pure maple syrup


Apple Pumpkin Pupcakes

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a standard muffin tin with paper or silicone cupcake liners.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, oats, baking powder, and cinnamon.

  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the pumpkin puree, yogurt, eggs, and maple syrup until combined.

  4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until evenly moistened. Then gently fold in the shredded apple.

  5. Evenly divide the batter among the cavities of the prepared pan, filling the cups about ¾ full.

  6. Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

  7. Remove the cakes from the muffin tin and cool completely on a wire rack before frosting.

Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

  1. In a small bowl, use an electric handheld mixer to beat the cream cheese and syrup until light and creamy.

  2. Pipe or spread the frosting on top of the cooled pupcakes and decorate as desired. Then let your pup enjoy!

Celebrate your pooch by making an easy homemade dog cake (or pupcake) for their birthday! Made with simple, wholesome ingredients, these adorable cakes are perfect for spoiling your furry friend. They’re simple to make and a great way to celebrate another year with your pup.

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