Need some culinary inspiration? Check out these delectable Eagle Scout cakes

Vaughn Ramirez’s sister Bailey recreates all of his merit badges, using fondant.

Many families celebrate the end of their Eagle Scout’s court of honor with some food, including cake.

These Scouters shared their culinary creations with us, and we’re showcasing them here.

If you want to share cakes that you have made — for any Scouting event — visit or email us at

Photo courtesy of Yvette Ramirez

Vaughn Ramirez’s sister Bailey made this cake for his Eagle Scout court of honor. Using fondant, she recreated all of his merit badges, in the same order as they appear on his sash. Vaughn is part of Troop 380 in Louisville, Ky.

Photo courtesy of Christine Hannam

Christine Hannam came up with this spread of a cake, cupcakes and cookies for her son Jeffrey, who earned the Eagle Scout rank with Troop 8 of Cambria, N.Y.

Photo courtesy of Rachel Strecker

Instead of a cake, Will Strecker of Troop 623 of Magnolia, Texas, asked for cupcakes to celebrate earning his Eagle Scout rank. His family surprised him by decorating them with images of all the merit badges he earned.

Photo courtesy of Carl Bodin

This cake celebrates two Eagle Scouts — Bryan Ruiz and Huy Tran of Troop 484 of Clayton, Calif. — who had a joint Eagle Scout court of honor.

Photo courtesy of Rose Grumbine

Scouter Rose Grumbine bakes and decorates gifts to the Eagle Scouts of Troop 57 of Aurora, Ill. Here is one of them for a Scout who was involved in the Order of the Arrow.

Photo courtesy of Elena Estopinan

This three-tier cake honoring Antoni Estopinan of Troop 43 in Miami, Fla., is topped with an impressive-looking eagle and American flag.

Photo courtesy of Rena Crews

You don’t have to make the cake. The Crews family of Troop 149, Brook, Ind., went to a local bakery and asked for a cake that simply said “Congratulations, Ryan” and had the Scouting photo. The bakery did the rest with the patriotic theme. For more on working with bakeries, see this page.

Photo courtesy of Laura Brunmeier

Scouter Laura Brunmeier with Troop 4953 in Boyne City, Mich., created this cupcake tower and eagle, which was sculpted using chocolate.

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Michael Freeman, an Eagle Scout, is an associate editor of Scout Life and Scouting magazines.