4 Homemade Dessert Recipes for Cats

Cats have a real sweet-tooth, but you have to be careful when giving them sweets, because an excessive amount of sugar can be really harmful to their health.
4 Homemade Dessert Recipes for Cats

Last update: 14 November, 2020

Cats have a sweet tooth just like dogs, but perhaps they show it a little less. However, sugar is dangerous for them as well, so, when it comes to giving them desserts, we must be very careful. That’s why we’re sharing these homemade dessert recipes for cats with you. Why? Because your cat deserves a treat, too.

Homemade dessert recipes for cats


Cookies are a classic, but we like them all the same, and so does your cat. Hence, this recipe will delight your cat’s palate, but you must limit how much you give to it. Remember that these recipes can be used as treats, not as food.

Tortie with a bowl full of cookies.

To make this recipe you’ll need:

  • 1/2 cup of chicken broth, reserve and shred the chicken used as well
  • 1 cup of flour
  • 1/3 cup of corn flour
  • 1 spoonful of margarine

Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F) and mix the chicken with the broth and the margarine. Mix the two types of flour and add them to the wet mixture little by little. Keep mixing in order to avoid the formation of lumps.

Afterwards, let the dough sit for a few minutes, shape it as you want and put it in the oven for 20 minutes. Likewise, you can also shape it like a cake, depending on the molds you have.

Other cookies with catnip

Catnip is highly beneficial to cats and they love its smell and taste. That’s why these cookies won’t be only a treat for your pet, but will also drive it crazy.

Cats eating catnip.

For this homemade dessert recipe for cats you need:

  •  1 cup of wheat flour
  •  1 teaspoon of catnip (you can buy it in stores or have it grown at home, as you prefer)
  • 1/3 cup of milk
  •  1/3 cup of powdered milk
  •  1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons of butter

Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F), to have it hot when you finish making the dough. On the one hand, mix the flour, the catnip and the powdered milk. On the other hand, mix the butter with the egg and the milk.

Add this mixture little by little to the previous one of dry ingredients. Don’t stop mixing in order to avoid the formation of lumps. Let the mixture sit for a few minutes, give it the shape you want, or put it in individual previously greased molds. Finally, bake it for 20 minutes.

Ice cream as homemade dessert for cats

Obviously, ice cream is one of those star desserts that our cats like the most. Check out this simple recipe.

Cat eating an ice cream.

You’ll need:

  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 sugar-free and, if possible, lactose-free yogurt
  • 1/2 of a yogurt container with water

Even if milk and yogurt aren’t quite recommended for animals, we can add small quantities as little prizes for them, and they love it!

Let’s continue with the recipe. Surprisingly, it’s as simple as mixing all the ingredients while avoiding the formation of lumps. Then, pour the mix into individual molds and freeze it. You can buy one of those ice cream molds with sticks to give this delicious ice cream to your pet, and enjoy this moment of pleasure with it.

More ice cream

Your cat will love this ice cream because it’s made with its favorite food: fish. So, you’ll need the following:

  • 1 can of tuna
  • 1/4 cup of unsalted fish broth or chicken broth
  • You can add a lactose-free and sugar-free yogurt to make it creamy.

Mix all the ingredients and pour it into molds. Now freeze it and you’re ready. Certainly, you’ll have one of the homemade dessert recipes for cats that your cat will enjoy the most.

Why don’t you give your cat a treat with these homemade desserts and see how it thanks you.

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