This cuddly Teddy Bear Cake is almost too cute to eat! Perfect for a first birthday party or baby shower, this cake is made using the Wilton Teddy Bear Cake Pan and a box of your favorite cake mix. Use specialty decorating tip 233 (otherwise known as the grass tip) to create the fur, then personalize your cake with a heart in the color of your choosing. An easy cake for beginning decorators, this bear cake is an un-bear-ably cute way to welcome a little one into the family.
- Favorite cake mix or recipe (about 4 – 5 cups of cake batter)
- Creamy White Decorator Icing – 4 lb. Tub
- Rose Icing Color
- Brown Icing Color
- Red-Red Icing Color
- Black Icing Color
- Cake Release
- Teddy Bear Pan
- Cooling Grid
- Disposable Decorating Bags
- Round Decorating Tip 5 (2 needed)
- Round Decorating Tip 3
- Specialty Decorating Tip 233
- Round Decorating Tip 4
- Round Decorating Tip 2
- 9 in. Tapered Spatula
Step 1 Bake cake. Prepare cake mix following recipe instructions. Bake and cool cake in teddy bear pan.
Step 2 Tint icing. Tint 2 cups icing light brown, ¼ cup icing medium brown and ¼ cup icing dark brown using color combinations provided.
Combine Brown and Red-Red icing colors to get light brown color shown. Combine Brown, Red-Red and a touch of Black icing colors to get medium brown color shown. Combine Brown, Red-Red and Black icing colors to get dark brown color shown.
Using Black icing color, tint 1/8 cup icing black. Using Rose icing color, tint 1/8 cup icing rose.
Reserve 1/8 cup icing white.
Step 3 Decorate cake. Prepare decorating bags with tips and icing as follows:
- Tip 5 and rose icing
- Tip 2 and white icing
- Tip 4 and dark brown icing
- Tip 5 and medium brown icing
- Tip 233 and light brown icing
- Tip 3 and black icing
Using medium brown bag with tip 5, pipe pads, inner ear and muzzle; smooth using tapered spatula. Using dark brown bag with tip 4, pipe eyes, nose and mouth; smooth using tapered spatula.
Using black bag with tip 3, pipe pupils. Using white bag with tip 2, pipe highlights in eyes.
Using rose bag with tip 5, pipe heart; smooth using tapered spatula.
Using light brown bag with tip 233, use pull-out grass technique to cover body with fur.
LIVE: How to Make a Buttercream Teddy Bear Cake
We’re LIVE to show you how to make this adorable buttercream teddy bear cake! Check out these related links:Teddy Bear Cake Pan: http://bit.ly/2U5bV3oHow to Bake and Decorate with a Character Cake Pan: http://bit.ly/2L7nbrTCake Release: http://bit.ly/36vCnFXShop Bags and Tips: http://bit.ly/2RUlKygButtercream Frosting Recipe: http://bit.ly/2Ryw1kBPosted by Wilton Cake Decorating on Tuesday, 28 January 2020
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