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Love Heart Valentine Dog Treat Recipe

With Valentine's Day just round the corner we wanted to share with you a take on our classic 'Love Heart' dog treats using strawberries and bananas. So why not spoil your dog with these delicious biscuits this Valentines to let them know just how much you care.

Ingredients
1 large handful of fresh strawberries (sliced)
½ fair trade banana (mashed)
2tsp cinnamon
2tsp honey
1 cup of organic spelt flour
½ cup of organic oat bran
a small round and heart shaped cookie cutters

Method

  1. Pre heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4 and line a baking tray with non-stick baking paper
  1. In a small saucepan add the strawberries, honey and cinnamon with a splash of water and cook over a low heat until the strawberries soften. Then leave to cool
  1. Sift the flour and cinnamon into a bowl then add the oat bran
  1. Add the mashed banana and using your hands start to combine with the dry ingredients
  1. Slowly start to add the strawberry and cinnamon puree a little at a time until you have a firm dough. If your mixture is to dry add a little more and if it is to wet add a little more flour.
  1. Lightly flour a clean surface
  1. Turn the dough out onto your floured surface and using a rolling pin roll the dough to the same thickness as a pound coin.
  1. Using the round shaped cutter start cutting out your circles placing the cut cookies onto the lined baking tray making sure to leave 1cm gap between each cookie 
  1. Then using your heart shaped cutter gently push these into the cut circles to give the ‘Love Heart’ shape. You can even add a little saying if you have any alphabet cookie cutters
  1. Bake for 10-12minutes or until golden and no longer soft to touch
  1. Transfer to a wire rack and leave to cool – Please make sure the cookies are completely cooled before giving to your dog

 

Keep the biscuits in an airtight container for 5-7days

 

 

 

Day of Dead Gingerbread Dog Treat Recipe

With Halloween just around the corner we have been inspired to add a new flavour to our ghoulish dog treat collection. Not only can you buy these Day of the Dead gingerbread in our store and online but we thought we would share a version of the recipe for you to try at home. Plus on Saturday 28th October we will have Day of the Dead inspired masked for your dog to be photographed in, along with samples of the treats.

 

Ingredients
Day of the Dead Gingerbread Biscuits
½ Small Butternut Squash
1tsp ground ginger
2tbsp Molasses
1 cup of organic spelt flour
 
Novelty Shaped Cookie Cutters (We got ours from Fred)

 

Method

1.Pre heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4 and line a baking tray with non-stick baking paper

  1. Cut the butternut squash in half and roast in the oven for 30/40minutes until soft
  2. In a bowl shift together the flour and ginger
  3. Once the butternut squash has cooled down, scoop out the flesh from one half and add to the flour and spice mix (The over half can be frozen and used at a later date)
  4. Add the molasses and using your hands start to combine the ingredients while adding water to form a firm dough, adding more flour if the mix is to wet
  5. Lightly flour a clean surface
  6. Using a rolling pin, roll the dough to the same thickness as a pound coin.
  7. Once rolled use your novelty cookie cutters to cut out the different Halloween inspired shapes
  8. Place the cut biscuits onto the lined baking tray making sure to leave 1cm gap between each biscuit
  9. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden and no longer soft to touch
  10. Transfer to a wire rack and leave to cool – please make sure the biscuits are completely cooled before giving to your dog

 

Keep the biscuits in an airtight container for 5-7days

 

Spicy Butternut Squash and Carrot Cluster Dog Treat Recipe

Last week we hosted a special preview event for our collection with independent fashion label Draw in Light (please see previous post for more information). The event was held in our friends The Earl’s of East London’s hackney based shop Bonds. It was great to meet all of the people and dogs who attended the event and we cant wait for the collection to fully launch next week
Spicy Butternut Squash and Carrot Cluster Treats
To celebrate our collaboration with Draw in Light, we thought we would share with you our dog treat recipe inspired by the brilliant Bruce. These are a special twist on our Spicy Butternut squash dog treats

 

Ingredients
1 small butternut squash
1 carrot (grated)
1tsp ground cinnamon
1tsp ground ginger
1tsp ground turmeric
1 egg
1 cup of organic buckwheat flour
½ cup of organic oat bran

 

Method

  1. Pre heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4 and line two baking trays with non-stick baking paper
  2. Cut your butternut squash in half and place on a baking tray in the oven and cook for 30-40 minutes or until the flesh has become tender. Once cooked remove from the oven to cool
  3. Sift the flour and spices into a bowl then add the oat bran
  4. Once the butternut squash has cooled, remove the seeds and scoop out the flesh from one half. You only need half a butternut squash for this recipe so freeze the other half for another day
  5. Add the butternut squash, grated carrot and egg to the flour mix and begin to mix.
  6. Slowly start to add water until you have combined all of the ingredients and the mixture is wet enough to scoop. If your mixture is to wet then add more flour.
  7. Using a teaspoon begin to scoop your mixture onto the lined baking tray
  8. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until golden and no longer soft to touch
  9. Transfer to a wire rack and leave to cool – Please make sure the cookies are completely cooled before giving to your dog

 

Keep the biscuits in an airtight container for 5-7days