Baking Cakes for Cats: Two Tasty Recipes

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Muffin liners are particularly good for little cat cakes made from fish or meat.

Is it your cats’ birthday and you would like to give them a special treat? Cakes for cats are always a good idea, because real cat cakes aren’t difficult to make. You can get started right away with our two recipe ideas.

You will find two recipes in this article to easily bake cakes for cats. The first cat cake is suited to cats that prefer fish, whilst the other is perfect for carnivores.

All you need to make your own delicious cakes for cats is an oven and baking sheet for muffins. You can find the ingredients for tasty cat cakes in every supermarket.

Child’s play: Baking cakes for cats

Homemade cat cakes have many advantages. Thankfully making cat cakes is so easy that even complete beginners can manage it. As well, you will know exactly what is in the cat cake, so you can take potential cat allergies into consideration.

You’re better off using lactose-free products for recipes with dairy products like butter or cheese. Many cats are lactose-intolerant.

Another bonus of baking your own cat cakes: It only contains healthy ingredients, because colourings and preservatives are avoided.

Recipe 1: Cakes for cats with tuna

We’ll get started with a recipe for feline fish lovers.


  • 100g canned tuna without oil
  • 3 tbsp fresh cheese (if possible, lactose-free)
  • 1 raw egg
  • Paper muffin liners


You should preheat the oven to 180ºC before you start.

Add the tuna to a bowl and mash finely with a fork, then mix in the cheese and egg.

You can now place the muffin liners on the baking sheet, fill them with the dough mixture and put the sheet in the oven. Baking time is around 15 minutes.

Before serving these little cat cakes, you simply have to remove the paper lining. Make sure too that the cake has fully cooled down for your cat.

You can put a cat stick on top of your cake to replace the cherry.

Recipe 2: Cakes for cats with beef

If your four-legged birthday child is team carnivore, it will enjoy a cake made from liver and minced meat.


  • 100g beef liver
  • 100g minced beef 
  • 3 tbsp water 
  • 1 egg yolk 
  • 2-3 stems of fresh basil 
  • Paper muffin liners 


First preheat the oven to 160ºC.

Then wash the beef liver, pat it dry and cut it into very small pieces.

The finely chopped beef liver is then mixed with the minced beef, egg yolk and water. Last but not least, chop the basil stems very finely and mix them in too.

Fill the liners or muffin mould with the dough and place in the oven (medium level). Baking time is around 35 to 40 minutes.

Here too, you should leave the cat cake to cool fully in order not to risk any burnt muzzles.

Cakes for cats: What are the alternatives?

If you don’t want to bake any cat cakes or would simply like to try something new, you should definitely take a look at our recipes for homemade cat biscuits.

You can find all kinds of cat snacks and treats for special occasions in the zooplus online store.

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