Dirt cake

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Dirt cake
Gummy worm dirt cake.jpg
Gummy worm dirt cake
Type Cake
Place of origin United States
Main ingredients Oreos, pudding or cream cheese, gummy candy
Cookbook: Dirt cake  Media: Dirt cake

Dirt cake is an American cake made from sandwich cookies and pudding in combination with other ingredients to create a dessert that has a dirty look. The simple dessert is made by combining crushed Oreo cookies on top of chocolate pudding or cream cheese, and adding gummy candy worms on top.[1][2][3] Variations include vanilla wafers, vanilla pudding,[4] and cream cheese pudding in the recipe.[3]

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  1. ^ Hartel, Richard & AnnaKate (2008). Food Bites: The Science of the Foods We Eat. Copernicus Books - Springer Science + Business Media, LLC. p. 79. ISBN 978-0-387-75844-2. 
  2. ^ Kathy Charner Dirt Cake The giant encyclopedia of preschool activities for four-year-olds] page 545
  3. ^ a b Richard W. Hartel, AnnaKate Hartel Food Bites: The Science of the Foods We Eat page 79
  4. ^ Arlene Voski Avakian Through the kitchen window: women explore the intimate meanings of food and cooking Editor Arlene Voski Avakian, Publisher Berg Publishers, 2006 ISBN 1-84520-326-7, ISBN 978-1-84520-326-9, 315 pages, page 61

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