Edible Dirt For Top Of Cake?!?!?!

Decorating By tiffevans Updated 25 Mar 2009 , 6:43pm by msulli10

tiffevans Posted 25 Mar 2009 , 2:27pm
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I am making a baseball field and I need something brown that would taste good with cake to make the field. Anyone have any suggestions???

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PinkZiab Posted 25 Mar 2009 , 2:30pm
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I think graham cracker crumbs are the perfect shade for baseball field dirt.

7yyrt Posted 25 Mar 2009 , 6:23pm
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I grind up cookies for sand and dirt. You can make them anywhere from very fine sand to boulder-sized (comparatively, of course.) I mix and match flavors and colors to get just what I'm looking for.

keljo05 Posted 25 Mar 2009 , 6:27pm
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I used ground up coco crispies in my cactus cake. you could crush up anything like that and it will work well icon_smile.gif

bellsnbows Posted 25 Mar 2009 , 6:31pm
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I often use brown sugar for this. I even add food coloring to make it dark brown or even black if I want it to be soil. Hope that helps!

mamacc Posted 25 Mar 2009 , 6:32pm
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Last time I needed edible dirt I baked some chocolate cake scraps till they were pretty dry and then whizzed them up in the food processor.

pieceacake830 Posted 25 Mar 2009 , 6:33pm
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I use nilla wafers, ground up in the blender.... tastes great too! I have also use chocolate wafer cookies with the nilla wafers for a deeper color.

Naturepixie Posted 25 Mar 2009 , 6:38pm
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I use brown sugar for sand and chopped up oreo's (after I take the filling out) for dirt.

lindambc Posted 25 Mar 2009 , 6:39pm
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I use brown sugar or graham cracker crumbs!

msulli10 Posted 25 Mar 2009 , 6:43pm
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Ground up oreos makes fabulous "dirt".

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