During the holidays, we wind up baking (and eating) lots more often. On yesterday’s menu: Apple-Spice Cupcakes for humans. Today: WHOA Cakes (With Honey Oats and Apples) for horses. And unlike the Cob Cookies I made earlier this week, Whoa Cakes are tasty enough for people, too!
Whoa Cakes feature cinnamon. In addition to providing delicious seasonal flavor, cinnamon may fight fungal infections and lessen muscle soreness. Try a batch:
- 1 c rolled oats
- 1.5 tbsp flour
- 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/4 c honey
- 2/3 c unsweetened applesauce*
*Note: I have a Vitamix high-speed blender, so I cored one medium Mcintosh apple and blended my own.
Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Combine all ingredients and mix well. Drop spoonfuls into greased muffin tin. Bake for 35 minutes. Let cool and serve. Family (both two- and four-legged) will ask for these treats by name!
I tried your other recipe too! Can’t wait to try this one 🙂
Great! Hope your horses like these too.
I picked up the stuff to make the Cob cookies this week. I might have to try these too!
You might even already have the ingredients for the WHOA cakes in your pantry! All of our horses will be nuzzling pockets after this week of treats.
Yes I do! Yea!
Sounds like if you make these and there are people in the breezeway, few will make it to the stalls…or even to the horses’ mouth!!
This is true! I stole one for myself as a pre-ride snack and it was delicious.
Yum! I might have to try these–all I need to do is pick up some honey, they’d be great to bring to the barn holiday party over the weekend, for friends human and equine!
I hope they are a hit! This recipe makes 10 “cakes.” You may want to double it depending on the size of your barn.
This will be perfect to serve for my opening next month. Thank you!
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Sure thing. I am planning a new recipe which may be up before your opening!
These sound awesome. They are definitely going on my to-do list! 🙂
Glad to hear it, and your horse will be too. Happy baking!