Reply Perfectly iced cakes

Ann-Marie Youngblood ... Here is one right here on cakesdecor. It takes Lots of Practice! What method you use also depends on the type of buttercream you use. American, SMBC, IMBC, ect. I use American buttercream and I use half butter half hi ratio shortening mixture. So I use the Viva Paper towel and Hot knife methods. But here is a method used for at least half butter or more recipes UPSIDE DOWN METHOD This works really well.

Another hint is that after you have your buttercream pretty smooth. (american buttercream) You can take Copy paper and a fondant smoother this will make it perfectly smooth!.