There is so much more to Ho Dog than I can put in here, but one thing is for sure - there will always be that big, goofy, ugly red dog, barking his head off just because he can, and we love him for being him.
Happy eleventh birthday, Ol' Man!
Share and Share Alike Cake
For both canines and their servants, a tasty treat anytime
1 cup flour, preferably unbleached/unbromated
1 tsp baking soda
coupla shakes cinnamon
1/3 cup honey or molasses
1/4 cup canola oil
1/4 cup smooth peanut butter
1 large carrot, finely grated
1 tsp vanilla extract (NOT imitation)
Preheat oven to 350 and generously spray 8 or 9 inch round cake pan with cooking spray. Sift flour with baking soda and cinnamon. Beat egg with honey/molasses, oil, peanut butter and vanilla. Mix into flour mixture. Mix in grated carrot. Mixture will be pretty thick and kinda lumpy, but that's fine. Pour/spread into pan and bake about 30 minutes. Cool in pan on wire rack for about an hour, then invert pan over rack and finish cooling until cool to touch. Frost with honey cream cheese frosting (below) and serve!
Honey Cream Cheese Frosting
1 8 oz package REAL cream cheese (not low fat), softened at room temperature
1/2 cup honey or to taste, gently warmed in microwave for 20 seconds on high
Beat together until well blended and frost top of cake