Flower Pot Cake

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This is a light, creamy dessert that is lots of fun! Prep/time does not include the time it takes to bake the cake, since that may vary according to the pans you use. Do I need to tell you that you should buy a new flower pot just for this dessert? For fun, garnish with gummy worms and serve with a plastic spade. Note: RZ is refusing to understand "artificial flowers" in the ingredient list- and keeps changing it to edible fresh flowers... but you want fake ones!

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  • add   2 (4 ounce) boxes instant chocolate pudding mix
  • add   3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • add   gummy worms
  • add   1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • add   1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • add   1 (12 ounce) package Cool Whip
  • add   1 plastic flower pot
  • add   1 bunch artificial fresh edible flowers
  • add   1 1/4 cups water
  • add   4 cups cold milk
  • add   3 eggs
  • add   4 tablespoons margarine
  • add   1 (18 1/4 ounce) box dark chocolate cake mix
  • add   1 (14 ounce) package Oreo cookies


  1. Empty cake mix into a large bowl.Mix in water, oil and eggs.Bake according to package directions.You will have leftover cake --I usually make mine into muffins and freeze what I dont use.
  2. Empty pudding mix into another bowl.Add milk and beat, according to package directions. Let thicken in fridge.
  3. Grind cookies in blender or food processor until you have very fine crumbs that resemble dirt.
  4. In a bowl, beat cream cheese and maragrine together.Add powdered sugar and beat until smooth and creamy.
  5. Fold cream cheese micture into thickened pudding.
  6. Get your flower pot (mine is about 9" tall) and line the bottom with small square of aluminum foil if the pot has drainage holes.
  7. Layer ingredients into the flower pot in the following order-.
  8. Cookie crumbs first.Top with crumbled (or small cubes) chocolate cake.Then pudding mixture.Lastly, Cool Whip.
  9. Repeat layering 3 to 4 times.Top off entire pot with 1" of cookie crumbs.
  10. Chill until set.
  11. Garnish with flowers.Add gummy worms if you wish.Serve with spade.