Vintage Teddy Bear Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Vintage Teddy Bear
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 13
Decorating time: 1 day
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1. Carving and Ganaching

Paul carves the bears head, body and legs. He then applies his first layer of ganache.

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2. Covering the Cake

Paul now shows you how to cover the body of the bear using sugarpaste.

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3. Icing the Board and Adding the Arms

Paul shows us how to ice the board and add the bears arms.

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4. Adding the Features

Paul begins to add the features to the bear’s face.

NOTE: There was an issue with the volume on the main camera in this lesson, apologises any inconvenience caused.

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5. Piping the Bear

Paul mixes up his buttercream and begins to pipe around the bear’s body to create a fur-like effect.

NOTE: There was an issue with the volume on the main camera in this lesson, apologises any inconvenience caused.

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6. Making the Hat

Paul shows us how to make the rim of the hat. He also begins to cut his petals out for the bear’s  hat.

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7. Lesson - 7 - Creating the Petals

In this lesson, Paul teaches us how to make the petals for the bears hat.

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8. Finishing the Hat

In this lesson, Paul puts the finishing touches to the hat and touches up the eyes.

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9. Adding Some Colour

Paul gets out his airbrush and starts to add some more colour to our bear.

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10. Finishing Touches

Paul makes his bear a cute button nose and adds the final touches to his cake.

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11. Other Ideas

Paul shares some suggestions for other designs and interpretations you can make with the techniques you’ve just learned.

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12. Pro Lesson

Paul discusses the cost, time and selling price of a cake such as this.

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13. Highlights

We take a look at some of the highlights from the vintage teddy bear cake tutorial.

Learn how to make this vintage teddy bear out of cake!!!

In this week’s tutorial, Paul Bradford shows you how to make this vintage teddy bear cake.! So cute you’ll be struggling to cut into it!

Full of a host of great tips and techniques, this cake tutorial really lets you use your imagination.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

  • Create edible flower petals
  • Use an airbrush effectively
  • Cake carve
  • Make fur using piping techniques
  • and much, much more

Don’t forget to share your interpretations of this wonderful cake with Paul and rest of the Sugarcraft community on our Facebook group.

Who knows? You may even end up featured in one of our monthly members’ cake blogs.

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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