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

Last Minute Dora Birthday Cake

Last Minute Dora Birthday Cake

I had a friend come to me and ask if I could do her daughter’s birthday cake after the cake shop she had gone to told her the day before the party they could not fill her order. This came about as she had seen a cake that I made my son and was sure … 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

Cute Homemade All Buttercream Dora the Explorer Cake

Dora the Explorer Cake

This Dora the Explorer cake is made entirely from cake and buttercream with a little structural support from wooden picks. I sculpted a refrigerated butter cake and then piped on the buttercream to make the features. The sandcastle is made from cake crumbs.

Cool Homemade 3D Dora in a Yellow Dress Birthday Cake

Homemade Dora Birthday Cake

My daughter wanted a Dora Birthday Cake, so I used a Dolly Varden cake pan and made a buttercake into this. I used a plastic Dora doll about 12cm big instead of the usual barbie style doll. I cut the top of the cake off, then scooped out some cake to fit the Dora doll … Read more

Easy Homemade Dora Birthday Cake

Homemade Dora Birthday Cake

I simply used my middle sized Pyrex glass dish for this Dora Birthday Cake, 1 round cake pan, 2 boxes of Funfetti cake mix, strawberries, and instead of really sweet frosting I used Dream Whip with about a box of vanilla pudding for flavoring (and of course food coloring). Can’t forget the Dora doll, this … Read more

Coolest Pretty Dora Cake

Coolest Pretty Dora Cake

I made this Pretty Dora Cake for my daughter’s 2nd birthday. She loves Dora so I thought I would give this a shot! I used a 1.5 qt Pyrex bowl for the dress and a 8in square for the ‘platform.’ I had to bake the bowl for almost an hour and I set the temperature … Read more

Cute Homemade 2D Fondant Dora the Explorer Cake

Homemade Dora the Explorer Cake

I made this Dora the Explorer cake for a friend’s daughter who is a huge Dora fan. It was for her 4th birthday party. Never having made a cake like this before, I used a black line picture from a colouring in book to copy. I resized it to fit a large slab cake (which … Read more

Coolest Dora Cake

Dora Cake

My daughter is a huge Dora the Explorer fan. For her 2nd birthday I knew we would have a Dora theme and a Dora Cake. I went to several grocery stores to see about getting a Dora cake. I didn’t like any of the ones I had found so I decided to turn to the … Read more

Coolest Dora Birthday Cake Photos and How-To Tips 9

My little girl just started preschool, they were having a Halloween party and she wanted a Dora the birthday cake for the party. I printed the Dora the Explorer picture and used a needle to poke holes around the outline for the picture, placed the paper on the cake and used coca to transfer the … Read more

Coolest Dora Birthday Cake Photos and How-To Tips 6

I got inspired to make this Dora birthday cake for my daughters first birthday after seeing all of the other Dora cakes on this site. I bought four round sponge cakes from the store and cut the shape of Dora out from them using a picture that I drew from a smaller picture as a … Read more