Kicks Into High Gear
To create this cake, it requires:
Dora the Explorer™ Pan
Re-Usable Cake, Bread, JELL-O Pan
Mini Ball Pan
Dora the Explorer Icing Color Set (includes pink, brown, skin tone)
Additional Icing Colors:
Orange, Royal Blue, Sky Blue, Red-Red,
Black, Lemon Yellow icing colors
Tips: 3, 5, 16, 21
Your Favorite Buttercream Icing Recipe
Combine Royal Blue with Sky Blue for blue shown. Combine Dora Brown with Black and a little Red-Red for hair. Combine Dora Brown with Lemon Yellow for shirt outline. Combine Orange with Red-Red for tongue.
Trim off backpack area on Dora cake.
Ice cake sides and background areas smooth. Outline hair, body, facial features, clothes and shoes with tip 3. Pipe in whites of eyes, irises, pupils and highlights with tip 3 (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch).
Pipe in mouth and tongue with tip 5 (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch). Pipe in bracelet, number, shoe ties and soles with tip 3 (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch).
Cover face, hair, clothes, body and shoes with tip 16 stars. Pipe tip 21 shell bottom border.
Lightly ice mini ball cake. Trace large and small hexagon patterns with toothpick. Cover ball with tip 16 stars. Position ball next to Dora cake.
©2006 Viacom International Inc. All Rights Reserved. Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Dora the Explorer and all related titles, logos and characters are trademarks of Viacom International Inc.