Flower Pot Cake

READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 8-10


  • For the Cake
  • 1
    (18 1/4 ounce) box dark chocolate cake mix
  • 1 14
    cups water
  • 13
    cup vegetable oil
  • For the Pudding
  • 4
    cups cold milk
  • Everthing Else
  • 1
    (14 ounce) package Oreo cookies
  • 1
    (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 4
    tablespoons margarine
  • 34
  • 1
    (12 ounce) package Cool Whip
  • Non food items
  • 1
    plastic flower pot
  • 1
    bunch artificial fresh edible flower
  • gummy worms


  • 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.
  • Empty pudding mix into another bowl. Add milk and beat, according to package directions. Let thicken in fridge.
  • Grind cookies in blender or food processor until you have very fine crumbs that resemble dirt.
  • In a bowl, beat cream cheese and maragrine together. Add powdered sugar and beat until smooth and creamy.
  • Fold cream cheese micture into thickened pudding.
  • 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.
  • Layer ingredients into the flower pot in the following order-.
  • Cookie crumbs first. Top with crumbled (or small cubes) chocolate cake. Then pudding mixture. Lastly, Cool Whip.
  • Repeat layering 3 to 4 times. Top off entire pot with 1" of cookie crumbs.
  • Chill until set.
  • Garnish with flowers. Add gummy worms if you wish. Serve with spade.