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Cupcake Decorating Tips

Decorating Tips & Recipes

Here are some fun decorating ideas for your High Hopes® dog cupcakes using common on-hand ingredients.

Why not have a blast and design and name your own dog cupcake? We’d love to hear about it! Share your creative ideas for mouth watering doggy treats with the High Hopes® family on Facebook.

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Peanut Butter Delight!

Peanut Butter Delight!

  1. Top with peanut butter
  2. Add a biscuit
  3. Garnish with cheese!

Ingredients

  • High Hopes® dog cupcake
  • Cheese block
  • Peanut butter
  • 1 small dog biscuit (puppy size) or a High Hopes® Mity Meaty Bite, made with real and meat

Bone Appetit!

  1. Top cupcake with frosting, allowing it to run off the sides.
  2. Place dog biscuit on top.
  3. Decorate plate with dollops of frosting.

Ingredients

  • High Hopes® cupcake and frosting.
  • 1 small dog biscuit (puppy size) or a High Hopes® Mity Meaty Bite, made with real and organic meat.

Happy Birthday to Me!

  1. Put a dollop of frosting on the cupcake.
  2. Add a dollop of sour cream and a candle.
  3. Please blow out and remove candle before serving.. Flames and Fur Don’t Mix!

Ingredients

  • High Hopes® dog cupcake, frosting and candle.
  • Sour cream
  • Sprinkles (optional)

Doggie Heaven

  1. Top cupcake with frosting, spread to cover top.
  2. Make “face” with blueberry nose, bacon bit eyes and carrot bit ears.
  3. Decorate with sprinkles.

Ingredients

  • High Hopes® dog cupcake and frosting
  • 1 Blueberry
  • 2 Bacon bits
  • Carrot bits
  • Pretty napkin (optional)

Birthday Cheesecake

  1. Put a dollop of frosting on the cupcake.
  2. Cut cheese slice into a fun shape.
  3. Place dollops of frosting on the plate (your dog will love to lick it up!)
  4. Please blow out and remove candle before serving.. Flames and Fur Don’t Mix!

Ingredients

  • High Hopes® dog cupcake, frosting and candle
  • Slice of cheese cut in a triangle

Lick my chops!

  1. Top cupcake with dollop of frosting.
  2. Put a apple slice on top.
  3. Put a small amount of frosting on apple.
  4. Place a blueberry in the frosting so that it stays in place.
  5. Drizzle plate with frosting.

Ingredients

  • High Hopes® dog cupcake and frosting
  • 1 Blueberry

Double the Pleasure

  1. Put a dollop of frosting on the cupcake and allow to run off the sides. Set second cupcake on top.
  2. Add dollop of sour cream and candle.
  3. Decorate plate with sprinkles.
  4. Please blow out and remove candle before serving.. Flames and Fur Don’t Mix!

Ingredients

  • 2 High Hopes® dog cupcakes, frosting and candle
  • Dollop of sour cream
  • Sprinkles (optional).

Doggie dreams are made of this

  1. Spoon on frosting generously so that it drips off the cupcakes and on to the plate.
  2. Put a dollop of sour cream on top.
  3. Place a blueberry on top of the sour cream.

Ingredients

  • High Hopes® dog cupcake and frosting
  • Sour cream
  • 1 Blueberry

It’s my birthday!

  1. Put a napkin on the plate and place the cupcake in the center.
  2. Put a dollop of frosting on the cupcake and add a candle.
  3. Decorate the plate with blueberries.
  4. Please blow out and remove candle before serving.. Flames and Fur Don’t Mix!

Ingredients

  • High Hopes® dog cupcake, frosting and candle
  • Blueberries
  • A pretty napkin (optional)

Make a wish!

  1. Put a small dollop of frosting on the top of cupcake.
  2. Add carrot slices and center a blueberry.
  3. Add candle.
  4. Drizzle the remaining frosting to decorate plate.
  5. Make a wish!
  6. Please blow out and remove candle before serving.. Flames and Fur Don’t Mix!

Ingredients

  • High Hopes® dog cupcake, frosting and candle
  • Carrot slices
  • One blueberry

It’s a dog’s world

  1. Insert dog biscuit into cupcake.
  2. Drizzle the plate with frosting and sprinkle on grated cheese.

Ingredients

  • High Hopes® dog cupcake, frosting and candle
  • Grated cheese
  • 1 small dog biscuit (puppy size) or a High Hopes® Mity Meaty Bite, made with real and organic meat.

Holiday dessert

  1. Spread peanut butter on top of cupcake.
  2. Place an apple slice on top.
  3. Drizzle plate with frosting.

Ingredients

  • High Hopes® dog cupcake and frosting
  • Peanut butter
  • 1 apple slice (without seeds!)

Carrot critter

  1. Top cupcake with a dollop of frosting.
  2. Place carrot strips on top in a criss-cross pattern.
  3. Top with a dollop of sour cream.

Ingredients

  • High Hopes® dog cupcake and frosting
  • Carrot slices
  • Sour cream

Say cheese!

  1. Put cupcake on top of napkin in the center of the plate.
  2. Put a dollop of frosting on the cupcake.
  3. Place banana slice on top and add cheese cube on top of banana.
  4. Sprinkle grated cheese.

Ingredients

  • High Hopes® dog cupcake and frosting
  • Banana slice
  • Cheese cube
  • Grated cheese
  • Pretty napkin (optional)

Fall Happiness

  1. Top cupcake with dollop of peanut butter.
  2. Add banana slice cut in fun shapes.
  3. Decorate with sprinkles.

Ingredients

  • High Hopes® dogs cupcake
  • Peanut Butter
  • Banana slice
  • Sprinkles (optional) or drizzle plate with frosting

Cheery Christmas cupcake

  1. Top cupcake with a dollop of frosting.
  2. Place dried cranberries on top in a circle.

Ingredients

  • High Hopes® dog cupcake and frosting
  • Dried cranberries

Blueberry buttons

  1. Frost your Celebration High Hopes® Cupcake.
  2. Place the 3 blueberries in a perfect row.
  3. Admire your work.

Ingredients

  • High Hopes® Celebration Kit
  • 3 Blueberries

Bright Eyes

  1. Put a dollop of HIgh Hopes frosting on the cupcake.
  2. Place Carrots for Eyes
  3. Add a Fresh Blueberry for the nose

Ingredients

  • High Hopes® dog cupcake
  • High Hopes® Frosting
  • Sliced Baby Carrots
  • Fresh Blueberries

Carrots ‘N Nutter

  1. Bake Cupcake
  2. “Frost” the cupcake with a dollop of Peanut Butter
  3. Slice the Carrots and line them up just so
  4. Try not to eat it before handing it to the Pup!

Ingredients

  • Creamy Peanutbutter
  • Sliced Baby Carrots
  • High Hopes® dog cupcake

Pinocchio’s Nose

  1. Ice Cupcake with High Hopes® frosting
  2. Slice baby carrot and place it straight up!
  3. Tell a fib

Ingredients

  • High Hopes® dog cupcake
  • Sliced Baby Carrot
  • High Hopes® Frosting

Blueberry Merry

  1. Frost High Hopes® birthday cupcake
  2. Place a dollop of sour cream in the center of the cupcake
  3. Place blueberries in a square shape.
  4. Enjoy your pet’s indefinite, everlasting love

Ingredients

  • High Hopes® dog birthday cupcake
  • High Hopes® Frosting
  • Sour Cream
  • Four Blueberries

One Carrot to Rule Them All

  1. Frost your Celebration Cupcake
  2. Slice half a baby carrot in half.
  3. Slice the slices
  4. Slice the slices again.
  5. Slice the slices of slices
  6. Rinse, repeat.

Ingredients

  • High Hopes® celebration dog cupcake
  • 1-2 Baby Carrots
  • Nimble fingers
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