It Bears Celebrating
4 pc. Oval Pan Set (13 in. x 9 in. pan used)
Mini Stand-Up Bear Pan Set
Tips: 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 10
8 1/2 in. x 6 in. Oval Separator Plate
1997 Pattern Book (Small and Large Flower Patterns)
Brown, Black, Lemon Yellow, Sky Blue, Violet, Pink, Leaf Green Icing Colors
Make 11 large and 15 small flowers: Place waxed paper over patterns. Using royal icing, pipe tip 10 petals for large flowers and tip 7 petals for small flowers; tip 5 dot centers. Let dry.
Ice 1–layer oval cake smooth. Position plate on top. For bear cakes: Build up muzzle and tail areas with tip 7 dots. Ice smooth inside of ears and inside of paws. Pipe tip 4 whites of eyes; pipe tip 2 dot pupils and lips, tip 1 dot glint in eyes. Add tip 1 string and pull-out eyelashes on female bear, add tip 7 ball bow in hair.
Cover bears with tip 5 looping motion “fur”. Pipe tip 4 dot noses and paw pads. Position bears on plate in kissing pose. Press one pretzel log the length of both arms connected together on each side of bears. Cover arms with tip 5 looping motion “fur”.
Pipe tip 5 messages and outline in tip 2 black, then tip 1 pink strings.
Pipe tip 48 ridged side up lattice on sides of cake. Edge plate, top and bottom borders with tip 10 beads. Position flowers and tip 352 leaves.