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How To Model A Polar Bear

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Decorating ingredients

  • 250 g Renshaw Duck Egg Blue Ready to Roll Icing
  • 250 g Renshaw White Ready to Roll Icing
  • 250 g Renshaw Jet Black Ready to Roll Icing
  • 400 g Renshaw Royal Icing (optional)



Step 1

Board or covered cake

Step 2

Dried Spaghetti

Step 3

Boiled and cooled water

Step 4

Water brush

Step 5

Smiley tool

Step 6

Ball tool

Step 7

Dresden tool

Step 8


Step 9

Rolling pin

Decorating Instructions - Preparing the board:

Step 10

Knead the blue icing until soft and pliable and roll out on a surface dusted with icing sugar. Brush the board with water and cover the middle of the board.

Decorating Instructions - Making the body, legs and paws:

Step 11

Take a golf ball sized piece of icing and shape into a cylinder at least 4" long. Cut this in half then cut each piece in half again at an angle. Attach the angled end to the body with a little water.

Step 12

To create the paws, make 4 small balls the size of a small cherry tomato. Shape these into cones and flatten slightly. Create the paw markings using a Dresden tool. Attach to the end of legs with water.

Decorating Instructions - Making the head:

Step 13

Place 2 pieces of spaghetti into the indentation on the body.

Step 14

For the head make a medium sized ball and shape into an egg shape.

Step 15

Make a small pea sized ball for the bottom lip. Press lightly to flatten. Attach to the bottom of the face with a little water. Press in middle with the ball tool.

Step 16

Create the muzzle by shaping a small oval. Mark a line up the middle and attach to the face just at the top of the bottom lip.

Decorating Instructions - Making the face:

Step 17

Roll a few strands of white icing for the hair and attach with water.

Step 18

Knead a small amount of black icing and shape 2 small balls for the eyes and a larger one into a cone shape for the nose. Attach to the face with a little water.

Step 19

Optional: Stipple around the Polar Bear with Renshaw Royal Icing to create a snowy effect.