I made this Homemade Batman Birthday Cake Design for my son’s 5th birthday. I liked the idea of Batman being signaled over Gotham City and created the design myself. I used a 12″x18″ pan for the base and 2 box mixes. The Bat Symbol was made with a small oval pan. I iced the base and oval cakes with buttercream icing colored with gel coloring. I used a dark blue for a night scene.
All other decorations were made with a homemade marshmallow fondant. This was the first time I had worked with fondant of any kind and it was pretty easy to work with. I freehanded the buildings using a pizza cutter to cut the fondant. For the Batman symbol I printed an image online, cut it out, layed it over the fondant and used a sharp knife to cut around it. I used fondant cutters for the lettering and the stars and borrowed a batman figure from my son’s toys.
The kids loved the design and everyone loves the buttercream icing!