TamathaG Posted 18 May 2013 , 7:09am
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i'm going to be making a beach cake and I want it to look like there is sand on it. what is the best way to accomplish this?

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810whitechoc Posted 18 May 2013 , 8:15am
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I like a mix of caster sugar, brown sugar and plain tea biscuits, I use Arnotts Marie biscuits.  Put in a food processor and pulse until it looks like sand.  You need to play around with the ratios a little depending on what type of sand you want ie for a darker wet looking sand add more brown sugar, for a lighter dry looking sand - more caster sugar and biscuits.

manddi Posted 18 May 2013 , 11:59am
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ACrushed Graham crackers and sugar (Brown, white, both; whatever you have on hand) works well too

cakeyouverymuch Posted 18 May 2013 , 5:08pm
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Toasted white cake crumbs.

chocaholikk Posted 18 May 2013 , 5:49pm
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AI use a mix of vanilla wafers and 1 single oreo. It gives it a nice texture. Hope it helps!!

Boyka Posted 18 May 2013 , 6:09pm
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AFor my Nemo cake/you can see it/ I blend some brittle/almonds snd caramel/... I like it and it's tasty, nice and has some sparkles too: )))

jennicake Posted 18 May 2013 , 6:18pm
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AI used just graham cracker crumbs on this one [IMG]http://cakecentral.com/content/type/61/id/3010611/width/200/height/400[/IMG]

TamathaG Posted 21 May 2013 , 6:18pm
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Thanks everyone! so glad I found this site so I can ask questions whenever I get stumped:)

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