Santa Paws Holidog cake

By Three Dog Bakery

In episode 8 - our Christmas episode - we will be talking to Dan Dye from the Three Dog Bakery.
As a special festive treat for your dog, Dan has provided a recipe from one of the Three Dog Bakery cook books.
Treat you dog and try it out!

This year's season's grrrrreetings (and eatings) to all the dogs on your list.
Makes 1 festive holidog cake, enough to serve 6-8 furry elves.
Santa Paws knows who's been naughty and who's been nice. And he says all the dogs in your house deserve a slice (or two) of fresh-baked holidog cheer!
Guaranteed to put a festive, fleas navidad wiggle into all your hairy helpers.


  • 2-1/4 cups whole wheat flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 3/4 cup molasses

  • 1/2 cup canola oil (or vegetable oil)

  • 2 large eggs

  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

  • 1 large apple cored and diced


Preheat oven to 350 F.
Grease a 12-cup bundt pan with nonstick vegetable spray and flour.
Stir together flour, baking powder and cinnamon in a bowl and set aside.
In a large bowl, whisk together the molasses and oil.
Add the eggs, one at a time, whisking to blend.
Add the vanilla and 1/2 cup water.
Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until smooth.
Fold in the apple.

Pour the batter into the bundt pan.
Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean.

Cool to room temperature before serving.

Store in an airtight container for up to 4 days or wrap well and store in the freezer for up to 2 months (Thaw before serving).