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Penny Cupcakes for Your Lil Pupcakes!

I think these treats look fab, not just because I love cupcakes, but also because North's birthday is only one month away! The Penny Cupcakes are named for a fave friend of Isaboo and are safe treats for pets . . . but still yummy enough for you, too! Found in the June/July issue of Every Day With Rachael Ray, get the recipe for yum-o spiced banana and carrot cakes when you


Penny Cupcakes

Penny Cupcakes

Penny Cupcakes


  1. 2 very ripe bananas, mashed
  2. 1 carrot, grated, plus more for garnish
  3. 1 large egg
  4. ¼ cup honey
  5. 4 cups whole wheat flour
  6. 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  7. 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  8. 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  9. 1 teaspoon baking powder
  10. 6 ounces softened cream cheese, optional


Preheat the oven to 350°. Grease two 12-cup muffin pans. In a large bowl, mix together the mashed bananas, carrot, egg and honey; stir in 3 cups water.
In another large bowl, stir together flour, cinnamon, allspice, ginger and baking powder; mix into the carrot mixture.
Fill each muffin cup about three-quarters full. Bake until firm and dry, about 45 minutes. Let cool, then top each cupcake with more grated carrot and smear with cream cheese if desired.

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ebersolebe ebersolebe 8 years
def going to make these tomm it will save me time and money
maggieleigh maggieleigh 9 years
These sound good - do they taste yummy to people too? It would be so cute to share one with my little shih tzu!
runnergeek runnergeek 9 years
mm sounds easy enough!! i'll give it a try.
wren1 wren1 9 years
Sounds good. I'll try it :)
LesleyP825 LesleyP825 9 years
I'll have to make these for my little cherubs.
lilcat lilcat 9 years
I'm sure my puppy Bella will love them! I made her a full cake with a similar recipe and she devoured it!
Renees3 Renees3 9 years
What a good idea! I might have to make these! I love to bake, but I always eat everything so maybe if I'm baking dog treats I won't be so tempted! haha
pugglelover pugglelover 9 years
I've had this recipe for awhile and my dogs love them! They get excited for them when I start baking them!
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