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Pail of Sand Cake


  • 1 baked 8-inch round cake (any flavor desired)
  • 1 new plastic beach pail
  • 1 small box vanilla pudding (prepared)
  • 1 cup crushed Graham crackers
  • Shell-shaped candies
  • Candy rocks
  • Paper umbrellas
  • Plastic shovel (usually comes with pail)


  1. Cut the cake into 1-inch slices. Fit the slices into the pail, alternating layers of cake with pudding and ending with pudding.
  2. Sprinkle the crushed cookie sand on top.
  3. Decorate with candies, umbrellas, etc.
  4. Use the plastic shovel as a serving "spoon."

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