Father-Son Cake Bake gets underway

The chatter around the breakfast table today centered on the upcoming Cub Scouts Father-Son Cake Bake. To be celebrated with our Pack March 26, this event brings Scouts together with Dad or Grandpa or Uncle Mario to bake a cake–no enhancement of store-bought cakes allowed.  This is a fun Cub baking project that generates great ideas in baking and decorating. Check out the process for this Cub cake:

Cake Bake




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