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

Cute Homemade 2D Dora Cake Holding Balloons Cake

Dora with Balloons

I enlarged a picture of Dora on photocopier to fit inside the size of 2 lamington trays together, then I traced it onto baking paper, making a few changes as I went (I wanted the arms and head to be in a different position). I also drew some balloons onto baking paper to put on … Read more

Coolest Dora the Explorer Cake

Homemade Dora The Explorer Cake

My daughter loves Dora and wanted to have her on her cake. I could not find a pan so I decided to make my own from a picture in one of my daughter’s Dora books. I made the entire Dora The Explorer Cake from one box of yellow cake mix. One 9 inch round made … Read more

Simple Homemade Dora Birthday Cake Idea

Homemade Dora Birthday Cake Idea

This Dora Birthday Cake Idea I made for my cousins daughter. This design I got from internet. I traced this design on a sheet cake and marked outline with melted chocolate. All star nozzle designs I did with Wilton colours. For Dora’s hair I used chocolate curls.

Coolest Dora Birthday Cake Photos and How-To Tips 8

My daughter decided she wanted a Dora party and I didnt want to just buy a decorated cake. I used a picture of Dora and drew the outline on the frosted 9×13 cake using a toothpick. Then I used chocolate frosting for the hair. For Dora’s face I added white frosting to the chocolate until … Read more

Coolest Homemade Dora Cakes 0

I made this cake for my six years old daughters birthday party who is a great Dora the Explorer fan. I baked my favorite chocolate Genoise cake using a 16″x11″ size cake pan and then cut it into three layers. I used homemade caramel pudding for the first layer, chocolate pudding for the second one … Read more

Coolest Homemade Dora the Explorer Birthday Cake Ideas 4

I work a lot with chocolate when decorating cakes. For this Dora the explorer birthday cake I traced a picture from one of the books. I then used melted white chocolate, milk chocolate and dark chocolate to trace and colour in Dora on waxed paper (put waxed paper on the sketch). I mixed the white … Read more

Cool Homemade Carved Dora Cake

Dora Cake

My daughter Paige is totally in love with Dora so when it came to choosing a theme for her 2nd birthday, Dora was definetly the go. When I have a party I like the whole lot to be in one theme so I went Dora mad. First we had the Dora cake which I made … Read more

Cute Homemade 2D Dora Cake

Homemade Dora Cake

I made this Dora cake for my niece’s 3rd birthday. I thought this was going to be the easiest cake to make, but it turned out taking me about 7hrs total! I first made a homemade white cake in a 9×13 cake pan using 11 cups of batter. I then made homemade buttercream. I had … Read more

Cool Homemade Carved Dora the Explorer Cake

Homemade Dora the Explorer Cake

Here is a Dora the Explorer cake I made for my daughter’s 4th birthday. I copied a picture from a book she has and then blew it up to the size that would suit the slab cake I had made. I used butter icing tinted to get correct colours. I froze the cake first and … Read more

Cool Homemade Dora Birthday Cake Idea

Homemade Dora Birthday Cake Idea

I made this Dora Birthday Cake Idea for a friend’s daughter who loves Dora. I used bright colors, because that’s how Dora is, bright! I think she liked it. I know I would.

Coolest Dora the Explorer Cake Photos and How-To Tips 5

I made this Dora the Explorer cake for my daughters 4th birthday. She is a great Dora the Explorer fan so we had a Dora the Explorer party for her.I made a chocolate cake and cut it out in Dora’s face shape. For icing I used chocolate butter cream for hair, fresh cocoa cream for … Read more

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This Dora birthday cake was for a Dora party. I downloaded the picture off the computer then cut it out and traced it on the iced cake with a toothpick. Then filled it in. The cookies are sugar cookies iced in royal icing with fondant eyes and food markers to color.

Coolest Homemade Dora Cakes 1

This was for my friends daughter. She wanted a 3d Dora cake. This was my first try at Dora cakes. I molded rice cereal treats around a heavy duty wire in the shape of a stick person then after it dried I covered it in all white gum paste. Then I let that dry and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Dora the Explorer Birthday Cake Ideas 5

I baked this Dora the explorer birthday cake for my daughters third birthday, September 2007! I used a Wilton Cake pan with a butter cake recipe I made from scratch. I followed the directions that came with the cake pan using Wilton’s buttercream icing recipe. It took me a total of five and a half … Read more