There’s nothing quite like getting into the holiday spirit by putting your baking skills to the test.
Whether it’s cookies, shortbread, or building a gingerbread house, baking and cooking go hand and hand with the Christmas holidays.
To get into the spirit and brings smiles to the faces of those not as fortunate, the Toronto Maple Leafs teamed up with Sick Kids Hospital and helped bake a three massive cookies that will help Santa and his reindeer spot the Sick Kids helipad on top of the hospital in downtown Toronto.
The video features head coach Mike Babcock, Leafs legend Wendel Clark, and current Leafs Leo Komarov, Patrick Marleau, Nikita Zaitsev, Curtis McElhinney, and Ron Hainsey.
“Barely beat your eggs, so that they don’t get soft. Cream your sugar, cream your sugar, cream your sugar. You got that Z?”
Those are some pretty stern orders from sous chef, sorry, coach Babcock.
“Wouldn’t mind a couple tough cookies, no?” Sorry, Wendel, but we all know the best cookies are the soft, chewy ones that melt in your mouth as you bite them.
Is that an acting career in store for Babs in the future? Add another Stanley Cup to go along with his two Olympic gold medals to his already impressive coaching resume, and you never know.
And why wasn’t Auston Matthews invited? We’ll have an article coming on that shortly.
On Wednesday, the Leafs weren’t the only local sports stars to visit the hospital. Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman teamed up with Lyft, and helped bring countless smiles to faces.