Using inside of pan as a mold and melted candy in disposable bags, pipe candy into cap, bow, inside of ears, nose, mouth, star and paw pads. On waxed paper, pipe approximately 30 red dots with melted candy. Refrigerate and unmold pieces when set.
Ice sides of cake smooth; outline bear and facial features with tip 4. Position molded candy on cake. Cover bear with tip 16 stars. Add tip 16 reverse shell fur on hat brim and pom-pom. Insert candy cane in cake.
Pipe tip 18 rosette border. Position red candy dots on alternating rosettes. Write tip 2 message.
NOTE: Add melted white candy to yellow to achieve yellow star color.
Learn how to pipe beautiful rosettes, big and small, to add charming floral accents. Rosettes are a great way to create quick decorations. Different tips create different “petal” effects. Rosettes can be used to add a simple floral accent to a dessert or to cover a cake or cupcake.
One of the most popular techniques, stars come in a range of sizes and styles. Experiment with open and closed stars for variation in look. The star technique is timeless and can be used as a classic border or as a stunning fill-in for the top of a dessert.