RachelGearon Posted 18 Mar 2013 , 2:32am
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AHi, Does anyone have any tips on making this teddy bear? It's for my nephews christening so it will be blue. If anyone has a tutorial for one similar to this that would be great!

Thankyou!!!

[IMG]http://cakecentral.com/content/type/61/id/2953561/width/200/height/400[/IMG]

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mgostin Posted 19 Mar 2013 , 11:15am
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hello!

 

super cute bear. Your best to use modelling chocolate or gumpaste as they are much easier to work with when making figurines. the body and arms can be rolled and simply attached together with edible glue or ater as they will have the weight of the board to rest on. However, the head is suspended and also on a slight angle. The best thing to do is to make the head a few days in advance by creating the shape, and adding the details while it is a little harder.

 

Also before the head gets to hard brush a toothpick with edible glue and insert it 1/2 way into the head, leaving the other 1/2 exposed. You may need a skewer or something longer. Then once the head is quite dry you can brush the exposed end of the toothpick with edible glue and insert it in the body. You may want to use two toothpicks/skewers for extra support.

 

You may also want to make the head out of krispy treats as they are super light and the risk of the head being to heavy and falling is very unlikely!

 

good luck! 

RachelGearon Posted 20 Mar 2013 , 10:56pm
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AThankyou so much.! Iv never used rice crispies before, how do you get them smooth.?

Little Miss Posted 21 Mar 2013 , 1:18am
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ARachel go on YouTube look for crumb boss fondant teddy bear

RachelGearon Posted 21 Mar 2013 , 8:02am
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AThankyou.!!! It's not coming up. Would you be able to post the link.?

Little Miss Posted 21 Mar 2013 , 1:20pm
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ASorry I don't know how to

RachelGearon Posted 21 Mar 2013 , 9:11pm
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AThat's ok, thanks anyways.!

Little Miss Posted 21 Mar 2013 , 10:40pm
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AWelcome

RachelGearon Posted 24 Mar 2013 , 2:50am
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AI decided to try a different one instead. Here is a pic of how it turned out.

RachelGearon Posted 24 Mar 2013 , 2:51am

A[IMG]http://cakecentral.com/content/type/61/id/2958969/width/200/height/400[/IMG]

mgostin Posted 30 Mar 2013 , 7:17am

wow! thats super great! you did a mighty fine job! :)

Rodriguez-km Posted 30 Mar 2013 , 8:51am

So cute!

RachelGearon Posted 30 Mar 2013 , 12:47pm

AThanks guys.! It's my first attempt at making a teddy and I must say I am very happy with him =)

MKinPA Posted 22 Jan 2014 , 6:37pm

ACan you tell me how you made your teddy. I have to make them for cupcake toppers. Fondant, modeling choc or gum paste?

RachelGearon Posted 5 Feb 2014 , 5:18am

ASorry I only just saw your post. I just looked at the picture and kept playing around with it until I was happy. I used gumpaste for this one but lately I have been using fondant with tylose mixed in. Hope that helps!

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