Colourful 3D Teddy Bear Cake

Intermediate
RRP
$350 - $390 (AUD)

Learn how to make a Colourful 3D Teddy Bear cake.

In this tutorial, Serdar will show you how he makes this cute and colourful 3D teddy bear cake which makes a great option for a child’s birthday cake.

 

What you’ll learn…

  • Quick sketching methods.
  • How to create a fur texture with royal icing.
  • How to accessorise a cake with balloons.
  • Carving a three dimensional teddy bear.

Downloadable Course Material

If you would like to approximately match the size of the artwork in the tutorial, print the downloadable files at 100% size. If you require your artwork to be smaller or larger, just adjust the print size accordingly.
Colourful 3D Teddy Bear Cake Course Material
This PDF document contains blueprints and templates for the 3D teddy bear cake.

Track
Duration
Introduction
7:40
Tools & Materials
3:04
Ingredients & Recipes
2:05
Making the Body Parts
14:47
Putting the Construction Together
9:36
Masking the Parts
10:15
Coating with Fondant
19:18
Whipping the Royal Icing
5:35
Coating with Royal Icing
7:36
Airbrushing
6:22
Adding the Fondant Features
9:00
Making the Eyes
6:16
Final Touches
4:12
Final Thoughts
0:58
Total Duration
1:48:34

While not everything on this list is absolutely required, these are the things used in this tutorial video. Of course you are welcome to find alternative ways of doing things and we would love to hear if you've discovered an easier method or better tool to achieve good results. Please note that some items may be listed as sets, and it is usually recommended to have full sets, it may not be neccessary. In most cases, only one item from a set is actually used in the tutorial. Please watch the tutorial before purchasing any items to make sure you are not buying anything you don't need.
Tools & Materials
Cutting & Slicing
  • Set of knives
  • Craft knife
  • Pizza cutter
  • Box cutter
  • Set of scissors
Rolling & Coating
  • Set of PVC pipes (30mm to 40mm thick, 40cm & 20cm long)
  • Rolling pin (30cm long)
  • Powder shaker (Filled with starch)
  • Needle or pin (to pop air bubbles)
  • Perfections strips
  • Fondant smoother
Cleaning & Storing
  • Wet and dry hand towels
  • Zip locked plastic sandwich bags (2 sizes)
  • Table brush
Planning & Templates
  • Flipchart sheets (70cm x 50cm)
  • Semi transparent silicon baking sheets (70cm x 50cm)
  • White cellophane sheets (70cm x 50cm, on side matt)
  • Basic stationary (pencils, marker pens, ruler etc.)
  • Semi transparent plastic file separators
  • Plastic sleeves
Colouring & Painting
  • Airbrush set
  • Gel colours
  • Luster dust
  • Set of brushes
  • Clean sponge cubes
  • Titanium dioxide
Masking & Layering
  • Set of icing spatulas
  • Set of scrapers (hard and flexible)
Cake Board Watch Tutorial
9mm thick, 45cm round (diametre) MDF covered with white velvet.
A piece of wood coated with fabric and temporarily covered with cellophane to keep fabric clean until the cake is complete. For more information, watch our tutorial on how to cover a cake board with fabric .
Threaded Rod (10mm) Shop Online
See plan for more details and additional needs
Threaded rod with 10mm diametre (also known as M10).
Aluminium Wire Shop Online
3 x 2mm thick by 30cm long
Small Pliers
For bending and cutting wire
balloons
Pink, purple and silver
Heart shape cutters
10cm, 2cm
Recipes & Ingredients

1.5kg for 6 x 250g by 15cm round sponges

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Dark Chocolate Wikipedia

300g

Chocolate is a typically sweet, usually brown, food preparation of Theobroma cacao seeds, roasted and ground, often flavored, as with vanilla. It is made in the form of a liquid, paste, or in a block or used as a flavoring ingredient in other sweet foods.
White Chocolate Wikipedia

200g

Chocolate is a typically sweet, usually brown, food preparation of Theobroma cacao seeds, roasted and ground, often flavored, as with vanilla. It is made in the form of a liquid, paste, or in a block or used as a flavoring ingredient in other sweet foods.
Rolled Fondant

500g

A commonly used sugar paste for coating cakes. Also known as RTR (ready to roll) fondant.
Rolled Fondant

1kg white
20g brown
10g black
10g pink

A commonly used sugar paste for coating cakes. Also known as RTR (ready to roll) fondant.

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