We try to offer a recipe for the baking mat for each of the classic baking ingredients for dog biscuits. And today it’s banana treats from the baking mat.
This recipe is so easy that there is almost nothing to write here.
About one banana is enough per baking mat (for me, each of them weighed around 125 g without the skin). The bananas can be mushy or overripe because we puree our dough anyway.
Potato flour has good baking properties in baking recipes for silicone treats. It’s also a cheap grain-free ingredient if that’s relevant to your dog.
Before you despair in the supermarket: There is no “real potato flour” made from whole dried potatoes available in retail.
We mean potato starch, which is often simply sold as cornstarch (you have to look at the packaging, because cornstarch from various suppliers can also consist of corn, among other things).
Instructions for banana treats from the baking mat
You can also make these hemispherical banana drops as a beginner:
- Blend the banana, eggs, oil, and potato starch into a fairly liquid dough.
- Place the dough on the baking mat with a spatula and spread it into the hollows with a spatula.
- Bake at about 150 °C for about 30-45 minutes. The biscuits should get a little color and if necessary can be dried at low heat with the oven door tilted.
Save banana drops
I like to bake with the baking mat because I can quickly produce a lot of treats. That’s why I prefer it when the baked treats are still pretty soft and crumpleable.
I, therefore, store portions of my baking mat treats with bananas in the freezer and defrost them when needed. With the 1 cm baking mat, the individual treats are so small that they quickly defrost on the go.
If you want the dog snacks to last longer, it is best to dry them afterward. You can do this in the dehydrator or at low heat in the slightly open oven pipe.
In any case, fill the finished biscuits only when they have been allowed to cool completely. It is best to store the biscuits in cloth bags in the fresh air. It is best to never pack them warm and never in airtight containers.
However, only bake as much as you will use within a few days. You are happy to pay the price if you can do without preservatives when baking.
These vegetarian banana drops can also be stored in the refrigerator for a few days and retain a little moisture.
More about this recipe
Of course, this recipe is a treat. Dogs in particular who are otherwise very enthusiastic about bananas will find the biscuits great.
Of course, you are free to adapt or expand the recipe as you wish. And from a dog’s point of view, there is nothing to be said against seemingly wild combos such as tuna or cheese with banana.
If you like it a little tamer, you can also try honey or yogurt with banana in your baking mat recipe.
You can find more recipe ideas here, for example:
Banana cookies from the baking mat
- It doesn’t get much easier. No kneading, no cutting out.
- Ideal for using up the leftovers of individual bananas.
- This basic recipe uses only 4 ingredients.
- Bake lots of small workout bites.
Dog Biscuits with Banana [Baking Mat]
Once again a very quick recipe that smells wonderfully of warm bananas. Not only the four-legged friend wants to snack!
- 1 banana
- 2 eggs
- 150 g potato flour
- 1 tsp oil
- ▢Preheat your oven to 150 °C top and bottom heat.
- ▢Mix all the ingredients together until you get a smooth batter. The batter stays liquid and has the consistency of yogurt or pancake batter, that’s how it should be!
- ▢Pour the batter into your baking mat. It is best to use a silicone scraper or a dough card.
- ▢Bake the dog biscuits for about 3ß-45 minutes, depending on the silicone mold.
In small molds (like the baking mat here with 1 cm depressions) these biscuits need about 30 minutes, with larger molds it can take up to 45 minutes.
These dog treats are still a little soft and moist after baking. If you want to keep it that way, you should store it chilled or frozen.
You can also dry these baking mat cookies with bananas over low heat in the oven with the door open or in a dehydrator.
Use a heatable and tasteless oil like sunflower oil or canola oil. Pumpkin seed oil can turn the dough a bit yellow ( turmeric too). Coconut oil is also a popular ingredient for many.