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 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

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

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 Homemade Dora Doll Cake

Homemade Dora Cake Idea

This Dora Cake Idea is a different take on the Dora cakes I’ve seen around! This was my daughter’s 1st birthday cake I made. Grab yourself the Dora doll you want! Get a dolly varden tin and a star piping tip and your ready to make this! Remember to make sure the cake has cooled … Read more

Cute Homemade 2D Dora Birthday Cake

Homemade Dora Birthday Cake

This homemade Dora birthday cake is a three layer strawberry cake frosted with buttercream frosting. I used Wilton basic colors and kept mixing until I got close to the right colors. No special tips or pastry bag. Just cut the ends of Ziploc bags and drew. I had an image from Nick Jr. up on … Read more

Coolest 4th Birthday Dora Cake

Homemade 4th Birthday Dora Cake

This Dora cake was made using the Wilton Dora cake pan. I also made a second cake using a half sheet so I could stack the cake so it would serve more if needed. This was a donated birthday cake for a 4 four year old who loves Dora. I frosted it using the traditional … 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 the Explorer Cake Photos and How-To Tips 10

This is a Dora the Explorer cake I made for a little girl. The Dora the Explorer cake is made with the cake mold from Wilton and the bottom cake is also a Wilton cake pan 16in round. I decorated the Dora the Explorer cake with decorating tips #3, #16, #21. Make 6 cups of … Read more

Coolest Dora the Explorer Cake Photos and How-To Tips 2

This Dora the Explorer cake was made from four recipes of chocolate cake from the Hersheys Chocolate recipe book. My daughter wanted a Dora cake and a Nemo cake and couldn’t decide so I decided to do a Dora holding Nemo in a fishbowl. I took the Dora design from her pail and the Nemo … Read more

Coolest Homemade Dora Cakes 6

My daughter is a Dora freak. Everything is Dora so no need to say I had to come up with a Dora cake for her birthday. The first thing I did was to find a picture of one of the many other Dora cakes which I could blow up to be roughly the size of … Read more

Dora Cake

Dora Birthday Cake

My daughter is crazy about Dora the Explorer, so I had to make her a Dora Cake for her 3rd Birthday. First I downloaded a printable of Dora from Nick Jnr Website. Then I made a plain chocolate sponge cake. I used a large rectangular roasting tin as she had lots of friends to share … Read more

Cool Homemade 2 Tiered Fondant Dora Birthday Cake

Homemade Dora Birthday Cake

This Dora birthday cake is my first attempt at fondant. I used 2 8-inch chocolate cakes for the bottom layer and 2 6-inch yellow cakes for the top layer. Both are frosted with white icing and then placed in the refrigerator for a couple of hours. I ended up making my own marshmallow fondant – … Read more

Sweet Homemade Dora Face Birthday Cake

Homemade Dora Birthday Cake

I decided 2 make my daughter’s cake for her 3rd birthday. My cake was a homemade recipe I have played with for a while baked in a 9-inch square tin making 2 of these then cut the cakes to make them even, then filled with chocolate buttercream. I used ready to use royal icing to … Read more

Coolest Dancing Mexican Dora Cake

Homemade Dancing Mexican Dora Cake

I made this Dancing Mexican Dora Cake from the idea in the Wilton cake book, loved the look of fondant but hate the taste to this was so easy to take off the skirt but yet it looked fabulous. I made the Dora from the regular pan and just changed it slightly (no backpack, change … 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 the Explorer Cake Photos and How-To Tips 11

This Dora the explorer cake was made by using a 9×13 size pan and freezing the cake for easy cutting. I printed a photo of Dora off the Nick Jr. website. I used this as a template. I used chocolate and vanilla icing mixed for the skin color and chocolate for the hair. The hair … Read more

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

I made this Dora the explorer cake for a friends little girl’s party. I found a picture on the internet and then printed it out. I blew it up to the size that I wanted and then cut the shape out on the cake. I iced the whole cake in a light colored frosting and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Dora Cakes 7

I browsed the other Dora cakes on this site and decided to try and make one for my daughters second birthday. She adored it and I thought I would share it with you. I used a template made from a black and white line drawing coloring page which I enlarged on the photocopier to the … Read more

Dora Cake

Dora

I wanted to make a Dora cake for my daughter’s second birthday and I found this Dora cake. I got the template from Nickjr.com and just put it on top of the cake to cut out the Dora face. We used two cakes to create this image. We dyed the frosting for the face and … Read more