Wilton shaped pans are ideal for birthday parties or any celebration. This easy, fun teddy bear is the perfect example! He?s iced all over, then dressed up with star fill-in clothes and swirl, dot and outline features.
Bake cake. Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool cake. Cake is one layer, 2 in. high. Place cake on foil-wrapped cake board, cut to fit.
Ice cake. Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Tint portions light, medium and dark blue, green and black. Use spatula and medium blue icing to ice cake fluffy.
Decorate cake. Use tip 16 and light blue icing to fill in ears and muzzle with stars. Use tip 16 and light blue icing to cover paw pads with swirls. Use tip 12 and black icing to pipe ball eyes and nose. Use tip 3 and black icing to pipe outline mouth.
Use tip 16 and green icing to fill in shorts with stars and overpipe edges. Use tip 16 and dark blue to fill in bow tie area with stars and overpipe knot. Use tip 12 and green icing to pipe outline suspenders.
The star tip creates the most celebrated, easily accomplished decorations! The serrated edges of the star tip make ridges in the icing as you squeeze it out. Because fill in requires so much piping from the same bag, keep replenishing icing in bag.