Teddy Bear Cake by Paul Bradford

Skill Level: Intermediate
Decorating Time: 2 Hours 30 Minutes
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Lesson 9 - Finishing Touches

Overview

Overview – Teddy Bear Cake

The Teddy Bear cake is a stunning WOW factor design that certainly grabs the attention. Most feel guilty about cutting this one! You’ll learn shaping, stacking, covering an awkward shape and piping on this tutorial.

Lesson 1 - Covering the Board

Lesson 2 - Cutting out the Bear

Lesson 3 - Stacking the Cake and Ganache

Lesson 4 - Preparing for Icing

Lesson 5 - Icing the Bear

Lesson 6 - Arms and Legs

Lesson 7 - Piping the Bear

Lesson 8 - Decorations

  • Palette knife
  • Serrated knife
  • Smoothers
  • Prit Stick
  • Scissors
  • Rolling pin
  • Nozzle PME No 6
  • Nozzle PME No 1.5
  • Nozzle coupler
  • PME Daisy plunger (medium)
  • 2x 12″ Piping bags
  • Sharp knife
  • Food bag clip
  • 8″x10″ Cake
  • 12″ Round cake drum
  • 1Kg Ganache
  • 1.5Kg Buttercream (500g butter and 1 Kg icing sugar)
  • 8″ Round card
  • 500g Grey sugarpaste
  • 300g Pink sugarpaste
  • 30g Pale blue sugarpaste
  • 30g Yellow sugarpaste
  • 40g Black sugarpaste
  • 10g White blue sugarpaste
  • 1 meter Purple Ribbon 15mm thick
  • Wafer paper – 1 sheet
  • 1x 8″ plastic dowel
  • Black food pen
  • liquorice food colouring