Wednesday, 12 May 2010

Dirt Cake and Demo's!


Well I have no card to show you today but I wanted to share with you all something that caused a bit of curiosity when I posted it on my Facebook page!

It was my youngest son's 4th birthday a few weeks ago and we shared the celebration with some friends who have moved here from Alabama in the USA. Their son had just turned 2 so we headed out to Haughton Park, Alford for the day. Now my sweet friend, Blair, offered to make the cake.

This is us trying to light the candles...it was a tad windy!

I think it is one of the best cakes I have ever seen!
  1. beacuse it was so realistic
  2. because it was so simple to make
  3. It was soooo tasty :)

So I am going to share the recipe here with those of you who are interested.

Ingredients

  • 50 g butter, softened
  • 224 g cream cheese, softened
  • 60 g confectioners' sugar
  • 196 g instant custard
  • 830 ml milk
  • 336 g whipping cream
  • 905 g Oreo Biscuits
  • packet of jelly worms, snakes or bugs!

Directions

  1. Chop cookies very fine in food processor. The white cream will disappear.
  2. Mix butter, cream cheese, and sugar in bowl.
  3. In a large bowl mix milk, pudding and whipped topping together.
  4. Combine pudding mixture and cream mixture together.
  5. Layer in flower pot, starting with cookies then cream mixture. Repeat layers.
  6. Hide jelly worms int he cake leaving out a part of it so it can be seen.
  7. Chill and serve!

If you are still with me I just want to give you a heads up...I will be doing a demo day at Simply Create on Sat 5th June from 10:30 until 3:30pm. I will be sharing a few tips and techniques on using prismacolor pencils and prismacolor pens.

So if you are free that day I would love to see you! Please do pop in and say Hi and introduce yourself. I love putting faces to blogs!

back soon,
Judy x

9 comments:

Shazza said...

this is great Judy, thanks for the recipe I must give it a try. Might make one for my 40th party lol!
Would love to come see you on 5th but it's my anniversary so hubby may have other plans...
x

mckinkle said...

WOW that is one amazing cake Judy! I couldnt believe it was a real cake until I read your recipe!!

I hope the weather warms up very soon for us all, it will be great to get outdoors without the winter clothes on!

Keryn x

Kim. said...

Lol I really thought this was some sort of joke cake, it is perfect for little boys and I will keep this receipe for my friend whose little one turns three in a couple of months.
Kim xXx

Kirsti said...

Love the cake recipe!!! I was really wanting to come to the demo day on 5th June but Morgan has a judo compeition in Inverness...maybe you can give a quick demo at my party on Friday???...have a great weekend - are you going to Alford on Sunday?..xox

Merry said...

What a brilliant cake....I must show my SIL for there little boy who turns one in November. Thanks for the instructions.

Janet said...

What a fabulous idea......little boys would love it! x

Anne said...

Hello Judy, bet you still had a great day despite the wind !! thanks for the recipe and the rose tutorial on your previous post . Am LOVING the Mo Manning stamp -- think it will be a must have !!
Look forward to a catch up on the 5th .
Anne xxxx

Georgia said...

Ooh wow Judy! This looks fantastic, really authentic and very yummy! :) Love, Georgia xx

Craftypagan said...

I'm sooo gonna have to try this! Looks fab!

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