Introduction: Sugar Paste Teddy Bears Tutorial

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Teddy tutorial

Ideal for ‘Welcome to the world’ cakes, christenings and pre-school birthdays.

These are one of the easiest teddy designs I make. I will do tutorials on more complicated designs or translating this design into cuddly lions, polar bears, cats. dogs, pooh bear etc soon.

You could also make these in polymer clay for a more permanent decoration.

You will need:

Tools- Number 1.5-2 piping nozzle, piping bag (or grease proof paper piping bag), straight-edged modelling tool, ‘ball’ modelling tool, small dry paint brush (for sticking).

Materials- peach and white sugar paste (or whatever colour you want your ted’s to be!) and black royal icing.

I don’t usually make free-standing figures, I would normally secure them onto the cake. but since I was asked to make this I thought I’d make a tutorial of it. The same method could be used to make them straight on to the cake.

Step 1: Body

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Roll a large ball of peach sugar paste, roll into a pear shape.

Step 2: Second Teddy Body

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Roll a pear shape of white, sit them ‘back-to-back’.

Step 3: Legs

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Roll a large sausage of peach, flatten each end and turn it up into a foot, cut in half.

Step 4: Feet

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Roll 2 small balls of white, stick to the centre of each sole.

Step 5: Toes

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Attach the legs to either side of the body. Mark toes with your modelling tool.

Step 6: Attach Legs

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Repeat in white with peach feet. Mark a vertical line down their tummies with your modelling tool.

Step 7: Arms

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Roll a large sausage of peach, flatten each end, cut in half.

Step 8: Hands and Wrists

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Mark a thumb and an elbow in each.

Step 9: Attach Arms

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Add arms onto body, repeat in white.

Step 10: Heads

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Roll a small peach pear shape (about 1/3 the size of the body), repeat in white.

Step 11: Ears

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Roll 2 small peach balls, attach to the sides of the head, mark the
insides with a ball tool or straight modelling tool. Repeat in white.

Step 12: Inside Ears

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Roll 2 small peach balls and 2 white. Flatten into the ear holes of the
opposite coloured head. Mark the insides with the tool again.

Step 13: Muzzle

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Roll a small ball of white, flatten and attach to face. Mark a vertical line with your modelling tool. Repeat in peach.

Step 14: Eyes

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Pipe on little balls for eyes.

Step 15: Noses

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Pipe on noses (I chose heart shapes but ovals and balls are also good!).

Step 16: Finished!

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Match with bricks, balls etc for a nursery theme.

Have fun!

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Phoenix Flare (author)2014-05-01

I made the teddys. Yummy!! Mine did not look half as good as urs though.:)

cakesprite (author)Phoenix Flare2014-05-01

Ooh! Pic's please! What do you think didn't work? Feedback would be awesome, I'm new to tutorials :D

Phoenix Flare (author)2014-04-28

Cute with a capital C!!

cakesprite (author)Phoenix Flare2014-04-29

Thanks. :D

Phoenix Flare (author)2014-04-28

Good joke greydog

These are so cute!

Those are so cute I could not BEAR to eat them.

cakesprite (author)graydog1112014-04-07

LOL. Thanks!

Thank you!

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