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 Boots the Monkey Cake

Homemade Boots the Monkey Cake

I made this Boots the Monkey cake for Jack who was turning 3. I made a 14″ madera slab cake. I photocopied a colouring picture of Boots and enlarged his head 250%. I measured him up on the slab cake to make sure he fitted than traced the face onto baking paper, each different part … Read more

Cool Homemade Dora The Explorer and Stars Birthday Cake

Homemade Dora The Explorer Birthday Cake

This Dora The Explorer Birthday Cake is a half sheet cake for my cousin’s youngest child’s 2nd birthday. Dora, the stars and her name are done with color flow (I used a image that I found online for a pattern). Buttercream icing with blue color mist and pink & lavender borders. My local cake store … Read more

Coolest Dora Backpack and Map Cake

Homemade Dora Backpack and Map Cake

This is my homemade Dora Backpack and Map cake I made for my daughter’s 3rd birthday. It was quite easy to make. I looked online for ideas and found images. I used two one layer cake pans and laid them together. Cut out the shape and frosted with frosting that I died with food coloring. … Read more

Coolest Dora the Explorer Birthday Cake

Homemade Dora the Explorer Birthday Cake

This Dora the Explorer Birthday Cake I made for my daughter’s second birthday. As many little girls, she is taken with Dora and since we bought her a Dora toddler bed for her big birthday, I made this cake as well. Since our older son has his birthday 7 days prior, I also made him … Read more

Cool Homemade Backpack and Map Birthday Cake

Homemade Backpack and Map Birthday Cake

I baked a regular 9″ x 13″ cake and trimmed along the top, sides and bottom corners to get the curved Backpack shape. I used two of those extra cake pieces, iced together into a rectangle, to form Map. I propped the Map piece up a little to give him a 3D effect, and held … Read more

Swiper Cake

We used a Dinosaur cake pan, but turned it into “Swiper the Fox” from Dora the Explorer. The only character available in a pan is Dora the Explorer, but we wanted someone different (as we have already been to two parties this year with a Dora cake). So, we invented Swiper! It was actually pretty … Read more

Coolest Dora Birthday Cakes 3

This is a 9×13 cake. I found a picture of Dora & Boots and one of Uniqua on the internet under Dora birthday cakes and blew them up. I put them together and cut the shape out of the cake. The cake was frozen to do this. I divided the white icing out so I … Read more

Coolest Dora the Explorer Cake Photos and How-To Tips 8

This cake was for my daughter who absolutely loves Dora the Explorer. She has a Dora backpack that she brings to school each day that I used. I covered the picture on the backpack with waxed paper and traced it. Then I cut it out and placed it on the cake. I traced around it … Read more