Tuna fudge, that is. Or sometimes sardine and Parmesan cheese fudge (because my dogs like their treats extra smelly). I use this treat as a high value reward when I’m going to ask my dogs to do something really hard (like go to a trial).
This treat is so easy to make and you can use literally any canned protein (chicken, tuna, sardines, shrimp, salmon, etc) and any cheese. If your dog is sensitive to cheese, you can even leave the cheese out! I’ve adapted and tweaked this recipe until it’s just the way my pack likes it. Hopefully yours will like it too!
*Disclaimer – While your dog will most likely love the smell of cooking fish fudge, you and your human housemates will most likely not. It will be very fishy (if you choose to use fish as your protein). Cook courteously. *
Becky’s Oh Fudge Recipe
- 6 Large Eggs
- 3 Cups of All Purpose Flour (white or wheat, your choice. I like to use wheat.)
- 4 six ounce cans of Protein (chicken, tuna, etc) – NOTE: If using sardines, I only use one can.
- 1 cup Shredded Cheese (I use Parmesan because my dogs like stinky treats)
- Preheat oven to 350. Drain water from canned protein.
- Mix ingredients together in large bowl to create nasty fish batter.
- Trip over the dog(s).
- Spread nasty fish batter into greased pan (the fudge loves to stick to pans so don’t by shy with the grease).
- Batter should be spread evenly and between 1/2″ to 3/4″ thick.
- Bake for 25-35 minutes (possibly longer if your oven is old like mine) or until golden brown.
- Remove from oven, place upside down on cutting board until nasty fish loaf falls out of pan (it may need some convincing with a spatula if you were grease-shy).
- Shoo housemates who have come to ask why you’re cooking garbage out of the kitchen.
- Allow nasty fish loaf to cool. Cut with pizza wheel to desired size.
- Let dog(s) test.
Oh Fudge can be kept in the fridge for 3-4 days or frozen and kept longer.