It’s a Batman Cake!

This Batman Birthday Cake was made for my cousin’s little boy, Luke, who celebrated his 3rd birthday last year .  I guess that would make Luke my cousin, too, huh?  Oh well..

Anyway, Luke is all about Batman.  This is totally unrelated to the cake, but I just have to share!  I hope his parents don’t mind!!

One day his Mama (I once made her an MSU cake!) posted this on Facebook and it totally cracked me up:

What beats your 3 year old rolling over to you in the middle of the night and saying,”I don’t like your bat suit” before going back to sleep?

Isn’t that just hysterical?  I could not stop laughing!

Back to the cake.  When Luke’s Dad asked for a Batman cake, I did a few searches and found that Batman cakes are pretty much everywhere!  We settled on the color & design he liked and here it is!

This cake was 8″ round chocolate cake.  I frosted and filled it with vanilla buttercream.  The blue and yellow fondant were homemade marshmallow fondant and the black was Satin Ice Black Vanilla fondant.

For the Batman symbol, I printed an image on card stock, then cut it out and used it as a template to trace around and cut out the black fondant with an Xactoknife.  I used my extruder to make a long rope of black for the border around the bat.

I cut the buildings with a rectangle cookie cutter then used my Xacto Knife to add the diagonal tops on some of them.

For the “windows” I used Americolor white gel coloring and just dotted them on with a paintbrush.  I tried to get them square or rectangle and lined up but it wasn’t as easy as I thought it would be.  Next time I’d do that differently!

For the letters, I used some of my favorite cutters… the Fox Run Alphabet Cookie Cutters.  Those cutters are a great versatile size, easy to use with fondant or gum paste, and I just love ‘em!  Except I’d never attempt to actually cut cookies that small ;).

And that’s it!

Do you have any questions about this cake?  Please leave them in the comments and I’ll do my best to answer and help out!

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Comments

  1. Cute cake.

  2. Absolutley love this cake . You are so talented!

  3. What color did u use to get the blue base?, very nice cake!

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