Decadent Doggy Dessert

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Why make a gorgeous cake out of dog food?  Because I can.  And it’s fun.  And because I can.  Three really good reasons.  

April Fool’s Day is a great time to use my photography skills to trick you into thinking something could be delicious, and to trick my family as well.

Decadent Doggie Dessert for an April Fool's joke from nelliebellie.com

Moral of the story: Just because you see a beautiful picture of something on the internet doesn’t mean it will actually taste good.  You need one for your dog?  Or to trick your family with (it works!)?  Here’s how.

Decadent Doggy Dessert

Ingredients:

1 can of Alpo
1/4 cup or so of peanut butter
food coloring (to turn the peanut butter chocolate)
2 doggie biscuits
chocolate-flavored syrup

You need a can of dog food…

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Cut the dog food into 3 parts.
You need only 2 of the 3 for your dessert.

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Take about 1/4 cup or so of peanut butter and a little
food coloring to make it brown. I used a bit of red and a bit of yellow.

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Put a stack of the Alpo on your plate, add a layer of “frosting”.
Repeat for the top.
“Frost” the whole thing with a light layer and then put it into the freezer before you add the final layer of frosting.
This stuff falls apart a little too easily to frost.
Freezing it helps.

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Add the last layer of “frosting”.
Top with a doggie biscuit.
Squirt some chocolate-flavored (not the real stuff if this is for your animal, you don’t want to make your dog sick) syrup on the plate all fancy-like.
Then top it all off with some crushed doggie biscuit.

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Here’s a live shot of our dog thinking she has gone to heaven after my son didn’t like the cake so much (that was fun!).
She wasn’t about to question what possessed me to feed her anything but dog food.

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Til Next time!

P.s. You didn’t miss my fake-out grilled cheese and tomato soup did you? Check it out here.

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