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Recipe: Flower pot ice cream

Posted April 11, 2013

It’s time to plant our gardens, so this recipe is a great one that requires little water and effort! Plus, your lil’ chef will enjoy making an edible garden from sweet treats!

Flower Pot Ice Cream

1 box devil's food cake mix
1 package Oreo cookies
1 gallon ice cream
1 package gummy worms
Small clay flower pots
Clear plastic cups
Plastic or silk flowers

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare cake mix according to package directions and pour into 9 x 11 greased baking sheet or mini muffin cups. Bake and cool according to package directions.

Place plastic cup inside clay pot. Put cake into bottom of plastic cup, followed by a scoop of ice cream. Place straw through ice cream and cake to bottom of plastic cup to use a holder for the flower. Crumble Oreo on top of ice cream and place gummy worm on top.

Put flower into straw and you’ll have a garden surprise!

Susan is a Raleigh mom of two and owner of Lil' Chef, a cooking studio for kids and teens in Raleigh's North Hills. She'll be expanding to Charlotte in July.

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  • myself Apr 12, 2013

    No need to be so complicated. The chocolate cake batter can be poured directly into the clay pots (use a piece of parchment paper to cover any holes in the bottom) and baked. Decorate as desired and eat the cake straight out of the pot!