Teddy Bear Cake

Teddy Bear Cake

Learning how to make an adorable bear cake is easier than you think. Using the right Teddy Bear Cake Pan is key to getting off to a good start. Once you’ve baked your favorite mix or recipe, have fun piping all of the cute furry features with delicious buttercream frosting and a grass tip. Add a pink heart for an adorable finishing touch. Serve this heartfelt cake for valentine’s day, birthdays, or anytime you want to say, “I love you”.
  • Prep2 hr 30 min
  • Total Time3 hr 30 min
  • Skill LevelBeginner


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  1. Bake cake. Prepare cake mix following recipe instructions. Bake and cool cake in teddy bear pan.
  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.

  3. Using Black icing color, tint 1/8 cup icing black. Using Rose icing color, tint 1/8 cup icing rose.
  4. Reserve 1/8 cup icing white.
  5. 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

  6. Using medium brown bag with tip 5, pipe pads, inner ear and muzzle; smooth using tapered spatula.
  7. Using dark brown bag with tip 4, pipe eyes, nose and mouth; smooth using tapered spatula.
  8. Using black bag with tip 3, pipe pupils. Using white bag with tip 2, pipe highlights in eyes.
  9. Using rose bag with tip 5, pipe heart; smooth using tapered spatula.
  10. Using light brown bag with tip 233, use pull-out grass technique to cover body with fur.


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