piggy dog treat: photo by poochbarkery.com
Dog Biscuit Treat Decorating IdeasOnce you bake your doggie some special treats it is fun to decorate them as well. This page lists a variety of ideas specifically for decorating dog biscuits and treats.
Article by: Barbara Bowman
Icing In A Tube -
A simple method
of decoration is to use purchased icing in a tube. These icings
typically contain sugar so use sparingly. Tubes are easy for children
to work with.
Flavored White Chocolate Disks -
Wilton Industries makes a line of white chocolate disks which come in a
variety of colors including like red, green, pink, brown, and white.
chips can be heated in the microwave or in the top of a double boiler
on the cook top. We found using the double boiler more flexible than
the microwave. You can add a teaspoon or so vegetable oil to make the
mixture flow on more easily. Frosting can be spread or put into a
- this is a suggestion we found on the web, we have not tried it.
- You may notice that white chocolate is a typical ingredient in many
treat icing recipes. While chocolate is dangerous for dogs, white
chocolate is safe. The reason being, most all the caffeine substance
in white chocolate has been removed. White chocolate is primarily cocoa
fat, sugar, milk solids, lecithin and vanilla with next to no
"chocolate liquor" the substance hazardous to dogs. You may wish to
read more about this in an article by K9
These can be used for doggie cakes or cookies and should be refrigerated. Banana Carob
From Three Dog Bakery
2 cup mashed banana
1 tablespoon butter
6 tablespoon carob flour
2 teaspoons vanilla
3 tablespoon unbleached flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Blend thoroughly and spread on cool cake. Sprinkle with chopped pecans. The frosting contains carob, which is a safe chocolate-like flavor substitute for chocolate.Cream Cheese Frosting
12 ounces nonfat cream cheese, room temperature
2 teaspoons honey
Beat with a hand mixer until fluffy. Frost cookies with a spatula or fill a pastry bag fitted with a fine tip and pipe onto cookies.
Cinnamon Vanilla variation
: To the above recipe, add 1 teaspoon of vanilla, and 3 teaspoons of cinnamon