Dog treat icing can transform a plain dog cookie into a special gift or a bakery dog treat that you can charge several times more for…
Dog icing is not just the frosting on the cake (so to speak), but it is what makes one dog cookie stand out from another.
Dog cookie icing can make your homemade dog cookies distinctive! The dog treats that people tell each other about…
Now, if you’re thinking that you are all thumbs when it comes to fancy desserts, relax… Decorating dog treats can be really simple, even though the results LOOK really cool and complicated.
All you need are some safe dog treat ingredients (more on this below) and a little imagination. You can do this!
To get ideas on how to decorate dog cookies, look online to see how some of the dog treat bakeries (and people bakeries) are decorating their cookies and cakes. Look at them closely, and you’ll see that many of the designs are actually quite simple. They just look tricky!
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Choosing dog-friendly ingredients for your dog frosting is just as important as choosing safe dog treat ingredients for your home-made dog treats.
Here are some of the ingredients that are often used in dog icing:
Soft or hard icing - Your choice of icing will depend largely on whether you want your icing to be soft or hard.
Soft dog treat icings, like mashed potato icings, usually need to be refrigerated, and they will eventually soften the dog treat.
Hard icings like royal dog treat icing, can be packaged for gift giving, and they can be sent through the mail.
Safe ingredients - It’s fun to be creative with dog treat icing, but make sure that you use ingredients that are safe for dogs. No salt or sugar Dogs don’t need salt or sugar (including honey) in their icing, so don’t use them, if possible.
If you can’t keep them out, make your dog cookies small or use just a little dog icing on parts of the cookies, instead of totally coating them.
No artificial sweeteners - Artificial sweeteners can be harmful to dogs. Xylitol, in particular, can actually be fatal to dogs. Don't be tempted to use sweeteners because you like your icing sweet. Your dog will never know the difference!
Use sprinkles - An easy way to dress up your dog treats after you have coated them with a layer of icing is to use some form of sprinkles. Try using:
Decorating dog treats can be almost addictive. It’s so much fun, that you’ll find yourself doing it, again and again! And wishing that you had tried frosting dog treats sooner!
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