Potted Plant Ice-Cream Cake


This is the perfect dessert for Mother’s Day, April Fool’s Day, or whenever you want to give someone flowers but also really want something sinfully... See more delicious to eat! It starts with pound cake, topped with the ice cream of your choice. But the real genius is in the “potting soil.” See how to turn cookies into dirt. Follow Chef John’s technique and you’ll be amazed at how real it looks! Find the perfect April Fool's Day recipe.

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Jun 27, 2014 2:06 AM

This is FUN! My daughter is holding a garden party for her friends (they are only 12) but this will be a lovely surprise! I love fun ideas!

Marilyn Keene

Mar 31, 2012 4:31 PM

I love this idea. I will make it for my daughters for Mother's Day.


Mar 31, 2012 8:45 AM

you can also find at some of the bulk candy displays, some candy that looks like pebbles. just for fun. :)

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