by Emma Sanderson
Hello there I have four dogs.
Pippa and Mitch (Mini Jack Russell's)
Chico the Chihuahua & Izzie the English mastiff pup.
I would like to bake them a cake or make them some "fancy" cookies. I was wondering if I could decorate a cake with a firmer icing rather than a soft one? Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.
Chef's Answer ~ Well, I'm unclear on what you're asking. So, I'll answer in two ways and hopefully that will answer your one question! :)
1.) If you are looking for a "firmer icing" that will harden when dry..........Then you may be referring to a type of icing called royal icing. The concern with this type of recipe is that it consists primarily of powdered sugar. Since dogs do not need added sugar to their diet, I'm hesitant to use this type of dog treat icing on homemade dog cookies. However, if it is given in moderation, infrequently and to dogs that are not obese, then it is an acceptable indulgence. One recipe for royal icing is:
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