10 Eagle Scout cakes that’ll make you say ‘Sweet!’

An Eagle Scout court of honor is inherently great. I mean, you get to see a young man receive Scouting’s top honor after years of hard work.

But an Eagle Scout court of honor with a mouthwatering, eye-catching, it-looks-too-good-to-eat-but-I-will-anyway Eagle Scout cake?

Well that’s just the icing on the cake.

The 10 Eagle Scout cakes below are some of the best-looking I’ve ever seen, and I think you’ll agree. Just, please, no licking the screen.

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These aren’t the real birds, formerly on the endangered species list, so you shouldn’t feel guilty about taking a bite of the sugary sweet bald eagle atop this Eagle Scout cake.

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The sheer level of detail on this cake is remarkable. Earning the Eagle Scout award takes a lot of work, but this cake that showcases all of those steps was no picnic itself.

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Recreating the oval Eagle Scout badge in cake form is a popular approach, but this one’s one of the best I’ve seen.

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These little eagles make the perfect bite-size treat for Eagle Scout courts of honor. You dip a marshmallow in melted white chocolate and roll it in coconut to make the eagles’ feathers. Some people like to use cashews for the beak, but because of a nut allergy, this mom used caramels formed into the proper shape.

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Would you believe the base for the eagle’s head on this masterpiece is homemade Rice Krispies Treats? I won’t believe it until I get to try a bite myself, because that sounds delicious!

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Merit badges — at least 21 must be earned — are a key component of the journey to Eagle. They’re also the centerpiece of this sweet cake.

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This super cake proves that Eagle Scouts are super men, indeed.

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The actual Eagle Scout medal awarded to new Eagles is not edible. This larger-than-life version, however, most certainly is.

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Sheet cakes are great, especially when topped with a soaring eagle made of meticulously piped icing. I mean, seriously, someone with an incredible amount of patience must have decorated this cake.

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The path to Eagle is like climbing a mountain. That’s where this creative cake gets its inspiration.

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Bryan Wendell, an Eagle Scout, is senior editor of Boys’ Life, Scouting and Eagles’ Call magazines.