DIY Birthday Paw-ty treats!

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Shawn Sherry with the Paw Street Barkery showed us how to make a Blueberry Bone-anza birthday cake, and a strawberry frozen yogurt!


Blueberry Bone-anza Birthday Cake
Ingredients: 8 oz Quick Oats, 2oz Blueberries, 1 Banana, 4oz water, 4oz Carob Chips, 1oz Canola Oil
Materials: Oven, Baking Sheet, Blender, Measuring Cup, Mixing Bowl, Microwave, Microwavable Bowl, plastic bag

Directions:

  1. Rinse blueberries and place into blender, along with banana.
  2. Add water to the blender and blend for 10 seconds, or until a uniform purée is seen.
  3. Divide the dough into 5 equal pieces.
  4. Add two pieces of dough into a single ball and, place onto lower center of baking sheet.
  5. Round the remaining 3 pieces of dough and then add to the tray, placing each above the original piece in a row touching each other and the original piece.  These will create the upper three pads of the paw print.
  6. Wetting your hands, flatten each ball slightly and connect the junctures between each ball with dough.
  7. Place cake into oven heated to 375F for 10 minutes.
  8. Remove cake and allow to cool for 2 hours.
  9. Into a microwaveable bowl, add carob chips and then pour canola oil over the carob chips.
  10. Microwave for 30 seconds and then remove and stir mixture.
  11. Microwave for an additional 30 seconds and then remove and continue to stir until carob is uniformly melted.
  12. Scoop a small amount of carob onto the center each of the three outer parts of the paw print and, using spoon, flatten into small circles.
  13. Snip the corner tip of the plastic bag and add remaining melted carob into bag.
  14. By squeezing carob out of the snipped corner, write your Birthday message onto the body of the cake.
  15. Refrigerate up to one week. 

Strawberry Frozen Yogurt
Ingredients
: 16oz Non-fat yogurt, 4oz Strawberries
Materials: freezer, spoon, fork, measuring cup, mixing bowl, freezer cup with cover
Directions:

  1. Into a mixing bowl, slice strawberries into small pieces.  Using a fork, press onto strawberry pieces to create a purée.
  2. Add yogurt to bowl and using the mixing spoon, stir yogurt mixture until uniform.
  3. Add yogurt mixture into freezer cups.
  4. Place covers over each cup and place cups into freezer for 5 hours to freeze.
  5. Store in freezer for up to one month.

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