Recipe: Bear’s Peanut Butter Pancakes

Office dog Bear loves any type of celebration, especially if it means his mum Kim will be cooking some dog friendly treats in the kitchen!

Luckily for Bear and the other office dogs, we’ll be celebrating pancake day together – it’s not just for humans anymore – with Bear’s Peanut Butter Pancakes! This dog-friendly recipe is easy to make and lets dogs join in the fun with pancakes that are just as tasty as the ones for you and me. They’ve been Bear tested and approved with two paws up and an enthusiastically wagging tail – just don’t mix them up with your own pancake batter!


  • 1 medium egg
  • 1/2 cup (120ml) + 2 tbsps lactose-free buttermilk
  • Or a homemade alternative: 1/2 cup (120ml) +2 tbsp of lactose-free milk with 1/2 tbsp of apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsps natural peanut butter (xylitol and palm oil free)
  • 1/2 cup (64g) buckwheat flour
  • 2 tbsps quick-cook polenta
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2-3 tbsps water, as needed
  • Oil for cooking, as needed

Related blog: Dogs and peanut butter  – what you need to know


In a medium sized bowl, beat the egg, then mix in the buttermilk and peanut butter. Add in the buckwheat flour, polenta and baking powder, mixing it until it forms a thick batter. Add water if the batter is too thick. Once mixed, let sit for 10 minutes.

Drizzle a little oil in your pan and cook the pancakes on one side until the underside is golden brown then flip and cook until both sides are golden brown.

Once cooked, mix together 2 tbsps of peanut butter with 1 tbsp of warm water and drizzle over the pancakes. Add fresh, hulled strawberries and serve!

TIP: You could also use an apple, banana or one of your dog’s favourite fruit instead of strawberries

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Remember that all treats count, so if you do serve up these pooch-friendly pancakes, balance the extra calories out with a longer walk or a bit more play.

Want another delicious peanut butter-based recipe? Try Bear’s Peanut Butter Cookies


  1. they sound lovely for dogs maybe next time i make them for tyger-lilly and hamish-blue bext year thank you ps tyger-lilly and hamish-blue says hi to bear and the other tails dog gang

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