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Video: Potted Plant Ice-Cream Cake

See how to make ice-cream cake that looks like a potted plant!

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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 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. :)
Mar. 31, 2012 8:41 am
Made this! It was fun and the grandkids loved it. We did add gummy worms and this was an awesome addition!!
Mar. 31, 2012 6:06 am
It would be cute to put a gummy worm or two peeking out from the "dirt".
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