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

Coolest Dora Cake

Dora Cake

My daughter is Dora crazy and for her 3rd birthday I decided to make a Dora cake. Once thought out, this cake was very easy to make. I searched the internet for a Dora image and then traced the image to the top of a round cake using fine white icing. To do this I … Read more

Cute Homemade Dora Scene Cake

Homemade Dora Cake

My daughter wanted a Dora cake for her 4th birthday. I used a sheet cake pan with buttercream frosting. I used the spray food color for the grass and water. Plus, a little sanding sugar for the water. I bought a play set with Dora, friends and cake. The pebbles are chocolate covered raisins and … Read more

Dora Saves the Crystal Kingdom Doll Cake

Homemade Dora Saves the Crystal Kingdom Doll Cake

I created this Dora Saves the Crystal Kingdom Doll Cake for my daughter’s 2nd birthday. She and her bigger sister are HUGE Dora fans and Crystal Kingdom was the latest Dora movie out at the time. So I gave it a shot. I got my inspiration from this site and much like others here, I … Read more

Coolest Dora Cake Idea

Homemade Dora Cake Idea

This Dora Cake Idea also features in the coolest Dora parties write up. I am so proud if this cake, I couldn’t bring myself to cut it up, I had to get someone else to do it!! For my little girl’s 2nd birthday, we went all out, we decked our house out as a Dora … Read more

Coolest Backpack and Map Birthday Cake

Homemade Backpack and Map Birthday Cake

My daughter watches Dora all the time, so what better way to celebrate her 2nd birthday than to have a Backpack and Map Birthday Cake. I made two 13×9 cakes, I used one as the base and the other (placing it on top of the base) I cut out in the shape of Backpack from … Read more

Simple Homemade Dora Cake Idea

Homemade Dora Cake Idea

This Dora Cake Idea is a birthday cake I did for a close friend’s daughter’s 2nd birthday (Dora mad). It was just a chocolate sponge cake base. I drew the pic of Dora onto a a3 sized piece of paper then cut her out. Placed her on top of the cake and pinned her to … Read more

Coolest Dora Face Cake

Homemade Dora Face Cake

I made this Dora face cake for my 2 year old sister who is CRAZY about Dora. I made this one in 2010. The cake is just a vanilla sponge cake filled with chocolate ganache. I purchased 1kg of white fondant and colored it at home using Wilton gel colors. I downloaded a picture of … Read more

Coolest Dora Birthday Cakes 1

I just finished taking Course I and II of the Wilton Cake Decorating class. With my new found skills I wanted to make a special cake for my daughters 4th birthday. But first I wanted to make a “practice” cake, which meant that I would have two Dora birthday cakes. I didn’t want to use … Read more

Coolest Dora the Explorer Cake Photos and How-To Tips 6

The Dora the Explorer shaped cake is from the Dora Wilton pan. It was placed on top of a 1/2 sheet cake which was frosted and then sprayed with the Wilton spray on color. The Dora the Explorer cake was decorated with the star tip. The Cake was 1/2 chocolate, 1/2 vanilla cake on the … Read more

Coolest Dora Birthday Cake Photos and How-To Tips 10

I made this Dora birthday cake for my best friend’s little girl turning 3. I used buttercream icing and Wilton colors for the icing. I used two box mixes for the cake. I used coloring pages for the design, cut them out and blew them up on the photocopier. Then I took the cut outs … Read more