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Dirt Cake! (lotsa pics)


Helloooo fellow foodies, man do I have a treat for you today!
For New Years I made my first dirt cake.
I decorated it using a pink theme, fake pink flowers and some pink tissue paper all around.
It looked so pretty, the next thing was to see if it was just as tasty.
The first people to try the cake were my annoying older brothers and when I saw them stop for a whole minute after taking a bite I knew it was a hit!
My brothers were very impressed with my lovely dessert, they loved it!
There is no doubt in my mind for it being one of my fave desserts.
I started out with a Martha Stewart recipe and made it my own along the way.
Here is the delicious recipe:

Dirt Cake! (lotsa pics)

Dirt Cake! (lotsa pics)

Dirt Cake! (lotsa pics)

Ingredients

1 package Oreo cookies (16 ounces)
20 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
2 packages instant vanilla pudding
3 1/2 cups milk
2 cups Whipped Cream

Directions

1. If using a flowerpot with a drainage hole, reserve 1 cookie to place over hole to prevent leaking. Place remaining cookies in the bowl of a food processor. Process until mixture resembles dirt. Set aside.
2. In a large bowl, combine cream cheese and butter, and stir until creamy. Set aside.
3. In another large bowl, whisk together instant-pudding mixes and milk; stir until well blended. Using a rubber spatula, fold pudding mixture into cream-cheese mixture. Fold in whipped cream.
4. In a flowerpot or bucket with a 5-quart capacity, alternate layers of cookie "dirt" and pudding mixture, starting and ending with cookie "dirt." Chill at least 4 hours or overnight before serving.
Stick in some gummy worms if you like.







CiaoBella2 CiaoBella2 5 years 25 weeks
Adorable! Dirt cake is a real kid pleaser at parties.
LittleMzFit LittleMzFit 5 years 25 weeks
Some friends of mine at the office gave me one of these one year for my birthday. They made it in a sand bucket w/ a little shovel & tied a mylar birthday balloon to it. It brought happy tears, was actually very yummy (though I don't usually like sweets), & extremely thoughtful.
JuniperEyre JuniperEyre 5 years 33 weeks
Wow, this looks surprisingly appetizing! :D I can't wait to try it out!
karmasabitch karmasabitch 5 years 33 weeks
That's so cute!! :drool:
PinkNC PinkNC 5 years 33 weeks
You did a wonderful job.
Marlovestar Marlovestar 5 years 33 weeks
I was going to say what Katharine said.
eastcoastgirl eastcoastgirl 5 years 33 weeks
I am going to try it! It really looks so cute the way you made it!
suebree96 suebree96 5 years 33 weeks
My kids love dirt cake!! I just made some early in January for both of my sons birthday, they prefer it to regular birthday cake. Those pics are awesome!! Great job!!!
mominator mominator 5 years 33 weeks
Oh my kids love to make this and boy is it yummy! We add gummie worms and a little garden tool into ours.
Katharine Katharine 5 years 33 weeks
We did this when we were younger and would add gummi worm. Always yummy ;)
BeachBarbie BeachBarbie 5 years 33 weeks
That is adorable! I'm definitely saving this recipe! Thanks for sharing it with us. :)
Iveenia Iveenia 5 years 33 weeks
WOW - thank you for the flowers!!! CS - it looks just awe!!! And yes agree to sofi - it is for kids - yet not for kids only ;) :FEEDME:
sofi sofi 5 years 33 weeks
Wow- that's fantastic. That would be cute for the kids :)
Sica Sica 5 years 33 weeks
Hmmmmmmm it must be delicious...Thank you for posting this... :) ________________________________________ "No day, but today"
LaurenG22 LaurenG22 5 years 33 weeks
mmmmm... my hubby would love this. He is a kid at heart :)
wren1 wren1 5 years 33 weeks
How cute is that? Nice job!