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inside of batman cake with chocolate cake bat cutouts

Pound Cake for Batman Cake

This pound cake recipe is dense, moist and delicious! Perfect for structured cakes, layering or a Batman cake!
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Author: EmilyFabulous

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup unsalted butter, room temp
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs, room temp
  • cups all-purpose flour
  • teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • cups milk, room temp
  • yellow gel food coloring

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F and prepare rectangle baking pan (loaf pan) with non-stick spray or butter and parchment paper.
  • In a mixing bowl add the flour, baking powder and salt and mix together until combined.
  • In a stand mixer or a separate bowl, cream together butter and sugar until nice and fluffy.
  • Add vanilla and mix in completely. Add eggs one at a time, fully mixing in after each one.
  • Add ⅓ of the dry mixture to butter mixture and combine then add ⅓ milk and combine. Repeat until all ingredients are added and mixed in. Add gel food coloring and mix until fully combined.
  • Add a little batter to the bottom of the rectangle baking pan, no more than ½ inch.
  • Take bat cutouts and place upside down in a line along the top of batter in the pan (put them in upside down so when you flip your cake after baking they are right side up ?).
  • Carefully add the rest of the cake batter around the bats to fully cover. Place the baking pan in the oven and bake for 45 minutes.

Notes

  • This cake made quite a bit of batter (more than I needed for the loaf pan for the Batman cake), so I used the extra to make a Naked Marionberry Cake

Any nutrition calculations are only estimates using online calculators. Please verify using your own data.