Catwoman Neon Cake

Hello there! I made a cake emulating neon in my favorite medium (sponge cake with a butter-based batter decoration baked in the top layer). This is a chocolate-based cake with just a bit of black food coloring. The frosting in the middle is American buttercream (butter, powdered sugar, a little cream). I’m happy with it, but next time (if I try neon again), I’d want to use an actual neon food coloring for the tubes. The normal color is just a little too dark-even when lightened with white food coloring.

If you don’t get the reference, it’s from Tim Burton’s Batman Returns — a great neon sign in Selina Kyle’s apartment. My sweet husband actually got me my own Hello There/Hell Here neon sign last year for my 40th and cemented his standing as best man ever. I’ve wanted one since I first saw the movie in 1992. It’s a shame I can’t get the cake to blink like the sign! image

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That is just gorgeous!

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That is rad!

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Very, very cool! And it looks delicious too.

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Such a pretty cake. Also one of my all time favorite movies - my sister and I actually pulled out my mom’s old Singer sewing machine and tried to sew ourselves catsuits. Selena made it look easy.

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Wow, that neon effect is so cool!!

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thats one beautiful cake…and i agree…neon food colouring would make it pop that little bit extra…

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This is super cool. The black is so black! :black_heart:

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