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

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

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

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

Coolest Dora the Explorer Standing Birthday Cake 116

Coolest Dora the Explorer Standing Birthday Cake

I designed this Dora the Explorer Standing Birthday Cake for a one year old’s birthday. I have done standing cakes, but never one with a skeleton of PVC pipe. Dora is approx 2-1/2ft tall, she is made up of one-6inch cake (2-layers), two-8inch cakes (2-layers each) and her head is a Styrofoam ball,(you can use … Read more

Cool Homemade Dora and Boots 2D Birthday Cake

Homemade Dora Birthday Cake

I made this Dora birthday cake for my daughter’s 3rd birthday. She really wanted a Dora cake and I decided to use a puzzle technique. This was my first attempt at using this technique. I made a round sponge cake and filled it with chocolate mousse. That was the easy part. I decorated the cake … 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

Coolest Homemade Dora Cakes 2

This Dora cake was relatively easy to make but quite time consuming in compared to other Dora cakes that I have seen. I started with a rectangle cake which I just made from a packet mix. Once cooled, I iced the entire cake and cooled in the fridge. I then found a picture of Dora … Read more

Cool Homemade 3D Dora Cake in a Pink and White Dress

Dora Cake

For this Dora cake I used a pampered chef bowl to bake the cake or dress part of the cake. I cut a hole in the middle of the cake and inserted a Dora figure for the doll. I iced the dress in a pattern I found online.

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

Cool Homemade Dora Birthday Cake for my Daughter

Homemade Dora Birthday Cake

I started experimenting with cakes, and my daughter asked me to make her a Dora Birthday Cake for her 4th Birthday. I decided to give it a try. I was very proud of the result! Even more important, so was she! I traced Dora onto the cake from an image printed from the nickelodeon site, … Read more

Coolest Dora the Explorer Cake Photos and How-To Tips 7

This Dora the Explorer cake out of all of my cakes is one of my favorites. I was really proud of how this turned out. It was made for my friends daughter’s 3rd birthday and it took A LOT of work (it was huge). It took two 11×15-inch cake pans. I cut her out and … Read more

Coolest Dora Birthday Cake Photos and How-To Tips 11

This was a cake made from-scratch: Gale Gands Chocolate layer cake on foodnetwork.com (SOOOO incredibly moist! make sure to use Hershey’s Special Dark Cocoa). This chocolate cake was baked in a 12 x 2 inch round pan. It was split into two layers and filled with a chocolate frosting (also homemade). The icing I used … Read more

Coolest Homemade Dora Cakes 3

I made this cake for my daughters second birthday party. Dora is the only character she’s ever shown interest in. The cake is a normal 9×11 cake pan. I iced the cake yellow and then piped around the bottom for some extra detail. To make Dora I cut one of the pictures of her out … Read more

Cool Homemade 2D Dora Face Cake

Homemade Dora Cake

I used my daughter’s Dora place mat to trace Dora’s face onto wax paper with a marker. It was a little bigger than I had intended for the Dora cake but I just ended up using the whole cake surface. Then I flipped over the wax paper and followed the outline of the marker with … Read more

Coolest Dora Doll Birthday Cake

Homemade Dora Doll Birthday Cake

I came up with the idea for a Dora themed birthday party for my daughter’s 2nd birthday because like many toddlers she is in love with Dora! I am not a fancy baker nor am I experienced in making unique birthday cakes, however I knew I wanted hers to be special and because of our … Read more