Teddy Bear Groom Bobblehead Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Teddy Bear Groom Bobblehead
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 15
Decorating time: 5 hours
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Short of time, then here’s a fast, fast, fast version.

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Watch some hand-picked highlights from the full tutorial.

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1. Carving and ganaching the cake

Paul starts by carving then ganaching the teddy bear.

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2. Covering the cake

Now its time to cover the cake. Paul mixes up the colours to get the shade that he’s after then rolls out the paste and covers the teddy bear.

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3. Adding texture and the springs

In this lesson its all about creating the spring stand to support the bobblehead, but first Paul starts by adding texture.

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4. Adding the outfit

Its now time to start to dress up the groom teddy bear.

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5. Adding the jacket

The teddy bear groom now gets his grooms wear jacket.

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6. Adding the bow tie

Paul finished off the clothing by adding the bow tie and some little flash accessories.

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7. Making the arms

In this lesson Paul adds the arms to the teddy bear.

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8. Covering the head

Its now time to cover the head. Paul uses the paste left over from covering the body for the head.

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9. Adding the facial features

The bear’s character comes to life as the facial features start to be added.

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10. Finishing the facial features

Paul now finishes the facial features which really brings the cake to life.

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11. Adding the head and finishing touches

Its now time to add the head and see the bobblehead part of this teddy bear groom cake in action!

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12. Other Ideas

In this lesson, Paul shares some other ideas to use on your own designs!

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13. PRO Lesson

In this lesson, Paul talks all about pricing and selling a cake like this.

Teddy Bear Groom Bobblehead cake tutorial by Paul Bradford

Join Paul as he creates this straightforward, but eye-catching design. If you are looking for a WOW factor or to get asked that timeless question…how on earth did you do that? Then this tutorial will give you that and much more.

Once you know the bobblehead technique it can be used in so many different designs, which will always be a party talking point.

In this tutorial you will learn how to:

  • Carve a simple 3D teddy bear shape
  • Create fur effect on the teddy bear  
  • Make bespoke clothes for the teddy bear
  • Make the head wobble, but secured to the cake
  • and much, much more!
Paul Bradford

Paul Bradford

Paul Bradford´s mission is to ‘Empower people to achieve their cake decorating dreams’ by providing a range of cake decorating courses and online tutorials through their website, which currently teaches 195,000+ students.  
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