Suzie’s Vintage Teddy Bear Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Suzie’s Vintage Teddy Bear
with Suzie Bunner
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 15
Decorating time: 5 hours
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Watch Suzie make her Vintage Teddy cake in just one minute!

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The full tutorial condensed into a 10-minute highlight reel.

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1. Carving, stacking & ganaching

In the first lesson, Suzie demonstrates how to layer ganache and carve the teddy bears body. Once the body has been covered in ganache and put in the fridge, Suzie carves and ganaches the teddy bears basket.

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2. Making the head

The head is made up of rice krispie squares which have been pre moulded in 2 6” round bowls beforehand. Suzie uses ganache to bring the two halves together on a bamboo dowel.

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3. Covering the body and board

In this lesson Suzie rolls out the sugarpaste and uses a houndstooth check texture mat to achieve a vintage look before covering the body. Once the body and board is covered, Suzie transfers the cake onto the new board.

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4. Covering the head

In this lesson, Suzie shows you how to cover the rounded head with a smooth finish.

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5. Covering the basket

Suzie uses a Karen Davies basket weave mould to create the pattern effect for the basket. For the best result roll the sugarpaste thick and apply a fair bit of pressure to make sure that the whole pattern is visible when done.

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6. Making the Valentines heart

In this lesson, you will learn how to make the cute little heart being held by the bear.

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7. Adding the arms and legs

In this lesson, Suzie shows you how to make the arms and legs of the bear.

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8. Facial features

In this lesson, Suzie shows you how to make the muzzle, eyes and ears for the bear.

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9. Airbrushing

Suzie uses the airbrush to add depth and shadows to really bring the teddy to life!

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10. Adding more details

Suzie adds more detail to the bear by adding some patches and buttons for a more vintage feel.

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11. Finishing touches

For some finishing touches, Suzie adds a ribbon and some chocolates!

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12. Other Ideas

Suzie gives you some other ideas for your cake.

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13. Pro Lesson

Everything a pro needs to know about selling and distribution.

Suzie’s Vintage Teddy Bear Cake Tutorial

In this week’s tutorial, Suzie shows you how to make this lovely Vintage Teddy Bear cake!

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to…

  • Carve a cake
  • Sculpt using sugarpaste
  • Airbrush
  • Use a stencil to create patterns 
  • And much, much more…

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

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