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Monday, September 23, 2013

Ziggy Cakes

Hi from Rainbow Bridge I heard the new generation of pups need to have the reciepe for Ziggy Cakes THEY ARE WONDERFUL. This recipe cme frome Taz who is having to much fun in the gravy bowl at the moment so with the help of mommy her it is. Bailey still watching over momma
Yummy Ziggy Cakes! Taz: English_Cocker_Spaniel

Here's the recipe our mom sent Boo's mom for the yummy Ziggy cakes. We call them that after a Namerican cocker frend who once ate a whole duzzen of 'em fithout gettin' sick! We think they are great too, even if the humans think they are disgusting. We are sincerely grateful to Donna Stekli, of A*Starz Keeshonds for providing the original recipe; it is being reprinted with her permission, from the February, 1994 issue of the Catoctin Kennel Club Newsletter.

Chipper's (and Tia, Fang and Ziggy's, and now Boo's) Favorite Cupcakes 1 lb beef liver ½ C sunflower or corn oil 1 C brown rice, dry 2 eggs 1 C pureed vegetables (spinach, carrots, etc) 1 6½ oz can tuna (in water) 2 C oatmeal (regular or quick) 1 C cornmeal 1 garlic clove Water sufficient to mix
Cook brown rice in water according to package directions. Process beef liver, tuna and garlic in a food processor or blender until liquified. Add veggies, oil and eggs. Mix together rice, oatmeal, and cornmeal in a LARGE bowl. Make a well in the center, add the liver mixture, and enough water to obtain a stiff (muffin-like) batter. Spoon into paper muffin cups (mom says, use an ice cream scoop) and bake at 350oF for 30 to 35 minutes. Freeze any not to be used within 5-6 days. Makes 1½ dozen regular-sized cupcakes.

Mom sends along this note: "I recommend using a food processor for everything, and processing the liver when it is still slightly frozen makes it a bit easier to deal with. Donna says this is "not a pretty sight", which is the understatement of the year, especially after I spray-painted my kitchen walls with the stuff!" However, the Gang duzzn't mind, as long as we get to lick up after it!

Taz, Queen Tia, TeeJay, Teddy and Gus (still away at the showze)

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