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

Cool Dora Cake

Havana's Dora Cake

My daughter Havana is a keen Dora fan and thus a Dora cake for her 2nd birthday was requested. I purchased a plain sponge and cut out the Dora shape from an image I found on the web. I used butter icing for the entire cake and licorice for the lines. It was a fairly … Read more

Cute Homemade Dora the Explorer and Boots Birthday Cake

Homemade Dora the Explorer Birthday Cake

I made this Dora the Explorer birthday cake for the biggest Dora the Explorer fan, my daughter, for her second birthday. I traced the characters onto rice paper from several different pictures in a coloring book. After the cake was frosted, I put the rice paper transfer onto the cake and added all the colors.

Cute Homemade Dora The Explorer Scene Birthday Cake

Homemade Dora The Explorer Birthday Cake

My sister-in-law made this cake for my daughter’s third birthday. My daughter is a huge Dora fan and this was her third year using the Dora theme. The first two years we just had store bought cakes but, this year she wanted to make a special Dora the Explorer birthday cake for Samantha. She used … Read more

Coolest 360 Degree Dora Adventure Birthday Cake

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My daughter’s 2nd birthday was coming up and I wanted to make a cake about something she was interested in at the time. Of course, Dora the Explorer came to mind. I wanted to make a cake that was epic, like something off of one of the cake TV shows. I decided to follow the … Read more

Coolest Dora 2nd Birthday Cake

Coolest Dora 2nd Birthday Cake

I made this Dora 2nd Birthday Cake for my granddaughter’s 2nd birthday. Dora the Explorer is her favorite show so of course that is what I had to do for her birthday. The top tier is a 8″ butter cake with raspberry filling and butter cream icing and the bottom tier is a 10″ chocolate … Read more

Cute Homemade 3D Dora Cake

Dora Cake

For my daughter’s birthday I made this Dora cake. I used a mold from a Barbie cake but used a Dora doll instead. I used frosting and added red food coloring until I got the pink I wanted. I frosted over the bodice using a piping bag. For her skirt I spread the frosting very … Read more

Coolest Dora Birthday Cake Photos and How-To Tips 8

I started this Dora the birthday cake by buying Betty Crocker cake mixes. I used chocolate for my medium size cake and vanilla for the 4 small bottom ones and the top one. I baked 5 small vanilla cakes, sliced them down the middle, and filled with vanilla pudding and fresh strawberries. I used the … Read more

Coolest Dora the Explorer Cake Photos and How-To Tips 1

I prepared this Dora the explorer cake for one of my husband’s co-workers. His little girl loved Dora the Explorer. I didn’t find and buy a pan, so I decided to hand carve the cake and cover it with modeling chocolate (most children dislike the taste of fondant). I made a chocolate buttercream for her … Read more

Coolest Dora Birthday Cake Photos and How-To Tips 5

This Dora birthday cake is for my daughters 2nd birthday. It’s a 12″ yellow cake with sprinkles baked in (like fun-fête). I hand drew Dora and Boots on the cake and used a basic star tip-16 to fill in the design and finished with a tip 3 to pipe details.s 2nd birthday. Its a 12″ … Read more