This cake for made for someone who asked to have a Marsh scene. I tried to get some inspiration by searching online, but had no luck searching for marsh cakes. So, I looked at a few beach cakes and went from there.
I iced a sheet cake with butter cream frosting. The dock was made from pretzels held together with hot glue. I would have attempted to use royal icing but, I am a little impatient. . I found a package of milk chocolate rocks at Wal-Mart in the candy isle so of course I just had to use them. The grass is actual pieces of silk floral that I purchased (and washed) as well. The sand was created by crushing graham crackers.
So there you have it: