Happy Gummy Worm Day, 15th July!

Happy International Gummy Worm Day! Learn how to make a gummy worm dirt cake and browse awesome gummy worm dirt cake ideas! If you want to make your own gummy worms at home we also have an idea for that! Gummy worm cupcakes? We have you covered! 😉

For 16 “plants” (16 plastic cups that fit into 16 4-inch pots)

1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, room temperature
2 1/2 cups milk
2 boxes of vanilla instant pudding (2.8 oz. each)
1 teaspoon orange/lemon zest
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups heavy cream, whipped with 2 tablespoons of sugar to between soft and firm peaks
2 boxes (16 oz. each) oreo* style cookies

For decoration:
16 sprigs of mint or any herb/edible flowers you have
16 plants tags
gummy worms
gummy mice (I put those at the bottoms of each cup, hidden by cookie crumbs)
chocolate “rocks”

To prepare the pudding: In a mixer bowl, beat the cream cheese until it's smooth, then add milk, pudding powder, lemon zest, vanilla and mix. Pour the mix  into a bowl and put it in the fridge to firm it up a bit. Then, gently fold the whipped cream with the chilled pudding.

Grind the cookies in a food processor until finely crumbled and look like dirt.

Assemble the cakes: Place a layer of the cookie mix in the bottom of the cup, add a few spoonfuls of the pudding cream, and then another layer of cookie crumbs. Repeat with the other cups.

Chill for a few hours. Decorate with gummy worms, herbs and/or flowers.

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