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Brainy Bear Cake

The Brainy Bear Cake is sure to earn accolades from any graduate. The keys to your success? The Stand-Up Cuddly Bear pan to bake a 3-D cake and multi-opening Tip 233 to pipe fantastic faux fur.


Difficulty: Somewhat Easy


Step 1

Bake and cool cake following instructions.

Step 2

Cut dowel rods using a serrated knife: one 3 1/2 in. long for diploma, two 4 in. long for arms.

Step 3

Insert dowel rods into cake sides for arms.

Step 4

Ice bottom of feet and shirt area smooth.

Step 5

Pipe-in tip 3 eyes, mouth and nose, smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch.

Step 6

Pipe tip 20 stars on gown, overpiping sleeves.

Step 7

Tie ribbon onto dowel rod for diploma.

Step 8

Using tip 5, pipe hands, position dowel rod, overpipe fingers.

Step 9

Cover hands, feet and head with tip 233 pull-out fur.

Step 10

Pipe tip 3 string eyebrows. Position cap.