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Baloo's Bugle


July 2004 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue

Volume 10, Issue 12
August 2004 Theme

Theme: Scouting the Miday
Webelos: Forester & Naturalist
  Tiger Cub:





Utah National Parks Council

1 cup unpopped popcorn

1 double strength brown grocery bag

1 cube butter

2 cups brown sugar

1 Tbl. corn syrup

1 Tbl. water

pinch of baking soda

Pop popcorn.

Place popped popcorn in grocery bag.

(Bag should be half full.)

Melt butter in saucepan with brown sugar, corn syrup and water. (Adult help needed)

Mix and place on medium heat.

Stir constantly and bring to hard boil.

Add pinch of backing soda.

Remove immediately from heat and pour over pop­corn. Close bag tightly.

Punch and knead bag until well mixed.

Soda Pop Pops

Santa Cara County Council

Ingredients, Supplies:

2 12-oz cans lemon-lime soda

1 14-oz can sweetened condensed milk

¼ cup lemon juice

10 wooden sticks

10 5-oz paper cups


In a bowl, stir together soda, condensed milk and lemon juice.  Pour into the 10 cups, and cover each with a piece of foil.  Make a hole in the center of the foil with a sharp knife, and then insert a wooden stick through the hole.

Freeze 4-6 hours.

To serve, remove roil and tear off paper cup.

Makes 10 servings.

Hot Dog Pie

Santa Cara County Council


½ pound ground beef

4 hot dogs, cut in half lengthwise and sliced

1 can (16 oz) baked beans

½ cup ketchup

2 T brown sugar

2 T prepared mustard

2 oz processed cheese (Velveeta), cubed

1 unbaked deep-dish pastry shell (9 inches)

4 slices American cheese

In a large saucepan, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain.  Add the hot dogs, beans, ketchup, brown sugar, mustard and cheese cubes.  Cook and stir until cheese is melted.

Meanwhile, lightly poke holes in pastry shell with a fork.  Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes.  Fill with hot beef mixture.  Cut each cheese slice into four strips.  Make a lattice topping over the pie.  Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.

Serves 4-6.


Utah National Parks Council

This requires close adult supervision – I was a funnel cake frying expert from 4 years of fund raisers for my daughter’s High School.  Very close adult supervision.  CD

2 eggs

1 cup milk

1 3/4 cups flour

1 Tbl. sugar

1/4 tsp. salt

1 tsp. baking powder

Oil for frying

Beat eggs, then add milk, sugar, baking powder and salt. Add flour a little at a time, mixing until smooth.

Using a small round iron skillet with about 2 inches of hot oil, pour batter from a pitcher with a spout.

Starting in the center of the skillet, pour a small circle and continue circling until the skillet is full.

Criss-cross the batter to hold funnel cake together.

Fry about one minute or until golden brown on each side. Drain on paper towel, sprinkle with powdered sugar.


Utah National Parks Council

7 quarts warm water

4 cups sugar

1 yeast cake

1/2 bottle root beer extract

Dissolve sugar and extract in warm water.

Add yeast and stir well.

Don't seal. Set in a warm place.

Will be good in 5 or 6 hours.

Carbonate with dry ice.

Makes two gallons.


Utah National Parks Council

I package yeast

4 cups flour

1 1/2 cup warm water

1 egg

1 Tbl. sugar

1 Tbl. salt

In a large bowl, mix yeast, water, sugar, and salt.

Stir in flour. Knead until dough is smooth.

Shape into animal or pretzel shapes.

Brush with beaten egg, sprinkle with salt.

Bake 450 degrees for 15 minutes or until golden brown.


Utah National Parks Council

1 1/2 cups sugar

1 cup softened margarine 2 eggs

2 3/4 cups flour

1 tsp. baking soda 1/4 tsp. salt

3 cups crushed Fruit Loops

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Mix sugar, margarine and eggs thoroughly.

Mix in flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.

Stir in cereal.

Shape into 1 inch balls.

Place two inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.

Bake 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.

Makes 4 dozen.



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