Coolest Dora Scene Cake for a 3-Year Old Girl

Coolest Dora Scene Cake for a 3-Year Old Girl

I had never made a scene cake before and the idea was intriguing. After looking at many photos of scene cakes, I decided that I wanted Dora to have an adventure. I baked 2 sheet cakes and 2 very small round cakes (all chocolate). As luck would have it, the larger of the two rounds … Read more

Dreamy Dora Ballerina Cake

Dreamy Dora Ballerina Cake

I let my grandchildren choose their birthday cake theme.  At first my granddaughter wanted a ballerina cake because she had just started ballet class.  Then she changed her mind as 4 year old’s often do.  She decided on Dora the Explorer…so I made Dora a ballerina. I also made Boots and Swiper ballerinas.  The “boys” … Read more

Coolest Diego and Dora Birthday Cake for 4 Year Old Twins

Coolest Diego and Dora Birthday Cake for 4 Year Old Twins

This Dora and Diego cake for my twin sons’ 4th birthday was a huge project.  I knew that making Dora and Diego would be extremely time consuming so I decided to use little toy figures for them.  Since they weren’t going to be edible, I wanted the rest of the cake to be really special.  … Read more

Coolest Wow Wow Wubbzy and Dora 2nd Birthday Fondant Cake

Coolest Wow Wow Wubbzy and Dora 2nd Birthday Fondant Cake

Making this Wow Wow Wubbzy and Dora cake was pretty simple until I started making Dora  and Wubbzy. The fondant kept breaking between other ball and the characters. If I do a cake like this I have to figure out a way to make it stronger. This cake was a party cake and vanilla bean butter … Read more

Coolest Dora and Boots Birthday Cake

Coolest Dora and Boots Birthday Cake

My granddaughter loves the Dora & Boots DVD’s and asked me to bake her a Dora & Boots birthday cake for her 5th birthday party. Long before the time I searched the internet for suitable images of both of them until I found two nice ones. Then I enlarged them on a photocopy machine to … Read more

Heart-Shaped Dora Birthday Cake

Heart-Shaped Dora Birthday Cake

When we asked my two-year old daughter what she wanted for her third birthday, she replied, “A pink cake.”  Pause.  “With Dora on it.”  A couple of days later:  “A pink cake with Dora on it and a heart around her.”  Pause.  “With chocolate inside.”   When I asked whether it could be a square … Read more

Dora’s Coolest Big Adventure Birthday Cake

Dora's Coolest Big Adventure Birthday Cake

The Map tells Dora and Boots to follow the path, thru the forest (Swiper hiding), over the bridge (past the grumpy ole troll), and finally arrive at Ansley’s birthday party. This is a large cake – 1/2 a sheet cake.  WASC cake with butter cream icing.  The tree’s were pretzel rods and used a # … Read more

Yummy Ice Cream Dora Cake

Yummy Ice Cream Dora Cake

My 3 year old absolutely loved this Dora cake. The only thing was making an ice cream cake in the middle of summer in the Tropics, was not the easiest thing. I spent most of my time icing the cake head first in the freezer.  The good thing was due to the heat it melted … Read more

Cool Dora the Explorer 4th Birthday Cupcakes

Cool Dora the Explorer 4th Birthday Cupcakes

Hi – I had a request for Dora cupcakes. My new favorite decorating method is decorating with melted chocolate – it’s always fun to pull off that topper and take a bite out of it. Dora’s Face: I printed 2in. pictures of Dora’s face. Then put a sheet of wax paper over top of the … Read more

Cool Homemade 2 Tiered Dora the Explorer Scene Cake

Coolest Dora the Explorer Cake

well the cake took me 4 hours to make i made the buttercream and the filling.the filling was cookies and cream buttercream.one side was 2 layers and the other was 4 layers.i sprayed it green with my spray gun.the water was blue icing i cut in to the middel of the cake the part where … Read more

Cool Boots Birthday Cake

Cool Boots Birthday Cake

Well, it took me about three hours to do all together.  First I made a round cake for the head then a full cake for the body. Then another full cake for the arms and legs then another full cake to make the boots. My husband came in and said what are you doing putting a puzzle together! … Read more

Simple Homemade Dora Birthday Cake

Dora Birthday Cake

This Dora birthday cake was my first time using fondant. I didn’t know how to cover it with one sheet so I did it in sections and covered my seams, the top with icing, the center with fondant stars that I cut out with a cookie cutter. I just used bright colors and a Dora candle! … Read more

Easy Homemade Dora Cake

Dora Cake

I made this head of Dora cake for my daughter’s third birthday. This cake was fairly easy to make. I made a butter cake in a rectangle baking tin. I made the actual cake two days before and iced it the night before the party. I cut out the shape of the head from a … Read more

Dora Cake

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I cut out the characters from a separate cake. I printed pics from the internet and used wax paper to transfer the lines to my cake. I used the star tips for all of them.

Coolest Dora’s Backpack Cake

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This was an easy way to make Dora’s backpack. I put parchment paper under a 9×13 yellow cake from a box, baked, cooled and pulled the cake out onto a cutting board using the paper. I made sure the cake was chilled before cutting it down to shape- It was easier to frost when cooled … Read more

Cool Homemade Dora the Explorer Birthday Cake With Fondant Toppers

Homemade Dora the Explorer Birthday Cake

Hope you all enjoy the pictures of the Homemade Dora the Explorer Birthday Cake that I made from scratch including the marshmallow fondant covering for a lovely 2 year old girl. The cake is a yellow cake with pineapple and is filled and covered with chocolate ganache. I also made the marshmallow fondant at home … Read more

Coolest Princess Dora Cake

Homemade Princess Dora Cake

I used the normal Dora Wilton cake pan, but I transformed Dora into a Princess. I made another small cake, cut it into two triangles to make the dress nice and wide at the bottom. I used a Dora Princess party bag as my model for this Princess. The same Princess was on the invitations, … Read more

Cool Homemade Dora The Explorer Scene Cake

Homemade Dora The Explorer Cake

I made this Dora The Explorer Cake for my husband’s granddaughter. It’s all edible except for Dora and Boots. The lake and river is made of blueberry jello, Dora’s house is made of graham cookies, the tree is an upside down cupcake with a pretzel and the bridge is made of pretzel also, the road … Read more

Dora Cake

Dora Cake

This is my first attempt at making and decorating a cake. I made this Dora cake for my daughter’s 2nd birthday party.It took about 4 hours to decorate it. I used green frosting in place of the blue frosting since the party colors were purple and green. I used a basic buttercream recipe and just … Read more

Coolest Dora Birthday Cake Photos and How-To Tips 10

For this Dora the birthday cake, I made a 1/2 sheet cake, covered it in green buttercream icing, made roll out sugar cookie dough and freehand cut out the mountains and palm tree tops. Baked them and frosted them with royal icing. I then painted three dowel rods (for each palm tree trunk) with a … Read more

Coolest Dora the Explorer Cake Photos and How-To Tips 3

This Dora the Explorer cake was baked in a Wilton stand-up bear pan. I trimmed the ears, nose, and arms down to make it more like Dora the explorer, iced it in butter cream, and secured it to the bottom cake with long dowel rods thru the head of Dora the Explorer. The bottom layer … Read more

Coolest Dora Birthday Cake Photos and How-To Tips 7

I made this Dora birthday cake for my niece Savannas 2nd birthday. I made a marble cake in a 16-inch circle pan. I frosted with Violet Wilton’s tint and added pink dots after frosting. For the Dora and butterflies I used Color Flo; it is critical to follow the directions exactly or the dried piece … Read more