Winnie the Pooh Cake

I love the story and adore each and every character. I would probably make all of them if only the cake was larger and comfortable for everyone.

Inside, there is a rich chocolate cake, moistened with kirsch syrup, filled with strawberry jam and kirsch-flavored Swiss buttercream. The figures are molded from gum paste. The only thing inedible is a bee-holding wire.

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59 Responses to “Winnie the Pooh Cake”

  1. What a lovely cake!! You did an awesome job!

  2. Yet another stunning and perfect cake – how do you do it?! Amazing.

  3. Marvellous!

  4. Absolutely adorable! Stunning little figurines, I happen to know someone with a little baby boy turning 1 this month who’d drool over this cake. (eh…not literally although I wouldn’t bet on the little one hehe)

  5. Oooh, I still love the Winnie-the-Pooh books… how did you manage to make the bee? It’s amazing!

  6. What an amazing cake !!! So beautiful, so perfect… And the figurines are so great !!!

    Congratulations, perfect work.

  7. wwwwwwwwwwwonderful………
    how perfect they r. stunning. how do u craft those marzipan with such ease? ‘amazing’ is not the word. wish i could make something like this for my daughter, who adores winnie, who is turning 4 next month. once again, brilliant. keep the good work going and us drooling for more :)

  8. OMG. I love Winnie the Pooh. This is one of the cutest cake I’ve ever seen!

  9. As beautiful as it is perfect. What a treat this is Vera. I love Winne the Pooh, esp Tigger…and you are the most talented cake baker & decorater I have ever seen! Thank you for this visual treat!!

  10. Hello, my name is Noemia. I am Brazilian and I live in Portugal. I am a great admirer of his work. I do not speak English, and I use a trdutor on line to read the recipes. Congratulations on the job! It’s wonderful!

  11. Congratulations on the job! It’s maevellous!!!

  12. sory! marvellous!!!!

  13. Your cakes always amaze and inspire me. You are so talented! The colors are perfect and the figures look like they walked out of the book. Thanks for the inspiration!

  14. Super cute cake..me tooo posted fondant animals cake today…Liked the
    pooh a lot…

  15. Once again…AMAZING!

  16. So cute! I love all the characters, and great photos too. I must have a try at modelling these characters, its always a bit stressful agreeing to modelling them and then seeing if I can actually do it!

  17. Fantastic job. The figures are so true to the book.
    Mimi

  18. oh wow this looks so cute! I ve just posted a winnie pooh cake too but yours is surely better :)

  19. Absolutely amazing and wish I had your talent. The creativity/artist gene went to my sister and totally skipped over me.

  20. Beautifully done! I love the expressions on the faces and I really love the theme within the theme of the gumpaste birthday cake on the birthday cake.

  21. Vera, you’ve done it AGAIN! Another gorgeous cake and the details in each character is amazing.

  22. OMG!Vera, this is a marvel! You are so talented!

  23. Thank you again for this wonderful cake! It was delicious as it was beautiful!

  24. Amazing Veera!! You are so talented!!!

  25. This cake is absolutely perfect ! How do you get such a smooth fondant ???

  26. that is amazing! so talented!

  27. this is outstanding, it takes lot of effort for such fineness, great work, u r an inspiration

  28. Thank you, everyone, for your wonderful comments! I greatly appreciate it!

    Miriam, the bee is the easiest part :) You just roll a small amount of yellow gum paste into a tiny sausage-kind-of shape, glue a couple of black stripes (very thinly rolled and cut gum paste), glue microscopic white eyes (dot them with black food color). Moisten a wire with egg white (I use pasteurized) and insert into the body. For the wings, roll equal tiny amount of white gum paste into tear shapes, flatten them and attach to the body with a bit of sugar glue. Dry.

    Anechka, thank you very much for the feedback! It was a pleasure working on a cake for such a charming little gentleman :) I wish Maksim all the best!

    Maybe, thank you. Smoothly iced cake is a key to a smooth fondant.

  29. WooooooooooooooooooooooooW!

  30. Oh My God….this is absolutely awesome….im a total winnie de pooh fan and so in love with him…u had me at WInnie…where was i all this time but not to late am following ur lovely blog now-cant afford to miss any more……..gosh i am a total fan and my blog bears proof to that though its really not easy (for me-am so new to the internet) to get hold of good pics and here u have a live pic….i cant express how impressed i am and if u allow it would love to post this pic on my side bar(plz no say no :-)))) )
    A winnie the pooh huggie to u.

  31. Woooooooooooooooooooooowwwwwwwwwwwwww its stunning Vera.
    so perfect

  32. Lovely cake…so perfect :-)

  33. that’s true talent. What perfection!

  34. Just WOW!! I’m speechless!

  35. This cake is amazing! I wish I could even approach to the ability to make a cake like this!

  36. Thank you, guys, very much! You are too kind!

    Sugar plum fairy, I wouldn’t mind at all!

  37. wow another great creation! So cute and love the colours!

  38. STUNNING!!!!!!!!

  39. OMG that is stunning!!! I wouldn’t want to cut into it at all.. just preserve it forever!!!

  40. You are talented. I can’t imagine pulling this off. Adorable.

  41. this cake is just too good… I love the way the characters look so natural…

  42. You are an artist, this is so flawless.
    This is wonderful, keep up the amazing masterpieces!
    p.s – recently stumbled upon your blog and i am so glad – i adore it :)

  43. Какая красота! Очень аккуратная работа! Пример для подражания!

  44. Hola Vera, Sugar Plum Fairy here, i somehow landed here again today and am thrilled to coz u replied and said ok and i din even know all dis time:-(
    Was sure i added u to my google reader but somehow have missed ur posts, well have an email sub now, so am assured i miss nothing!
    Thank u very muc, am sure gng to love these pics on my little blog!
    U have some of the best bakes around here!!

  45. Thank you, everyone, for the kind words! I’m very much obliged!

  46. woooooooooooooooooooooooow this cake is amazing love ur work you inspire me je l’adore in frensh that mean i love it

  47. absolutely stunning,who would want to spoil such a beautiful cake

  48. Hi, I love this cake. Its my sons birthday soon and ive thought it over and over and over. i am going to try copy your cake (if you dont mind) Im not actually worried about the figures cause im arty but im worried about the actual cake!lol Everyone in the family loves plain sponge with whipped cream but how to i cover it with icing? whipped cream with make the icing slide everywhere,right?Oh gosh i need you help Vera. thanks

  49. Shanelle, you can’t wrap in fondant a whipped cream-frosted cake. What you can do is to pipe a buttercream “dam” around the edge first, and then fill the space inside with the whipped cream. The cake has to be refrigerated all the time. Set the fridge to low, so the fondant wouldn’t suffer much.

  50. Thats great, thank you for letting me know. Ill take a photo and send it on to you once its done. wish me luck!

  51. Do you sell tutorials? I want to buy them if you do!

  52. ps- please contact me :)

  53. Carla, thank you :) I am actually thinking about it.

  54. would you make the characters and sell them? x

  55. Are you on facebook? If so, I would love to add you to see more of your work. My email is dalcolcr@gmail.com

    Please do the tutorials :)

  56. Emma, I do this occasionally.

    Carla, I’m planning to :)

  57. In response to the question Emma asked and about u selling the characters. Hoe much would u charge for four characters? Pooh, tigger, piglet, and Eeyore ?

    Thanks

    Bal

  58. Hi, my name is kathia and I own a cake design shop. One of my clients just email me a picture of this cake, she wants me to make a replica of it. I told her that I couldn’t do that but I could do something similar. I just Google the cake because I didn’t want to use the cake as an inspiration without find the cake designer who made it. When I post the picture I will provide a direct link to your site and give you proper credit for it.

  59. hi,
    are you selling these?

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