How to get buttercream frosting as smooth as fondant

Perfectly smooth butter cream with a sharp edge. I can't wait to try it!!! I'm so hopeful... I usually use the viva paper towel method, but it leaves a rounded corner. Sometimes I want a sharp edge but had no idea how to do it... Hope this works as well as people are saying...

Getting smooth icing on a cake

If this turns out well, I'll make a batch of these in addition to the Hot Chocolate cupcakes for my sister's wedding. THe accompanying frosting recipe: http://www.recipegirl.com/2007/03/16/wedding-cupcake-buttercream/

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Buttercream

cake tips to make the average box cake - something amazing on a fork!

Another pinner says- ok, so if anyone EVER wanted to know about Fondant- this is seriously the easiest, and MOST DELICIOUS!!!! ive used it on cookies for my girls parties and ALWAYS get RAVE reviews! this blog is also awesome, wish she'd post more, but i love the recipes and all! check it out!

Quick Vanilla Buttercream Frosting from FoodNetwork.com

How to make stabilized whipped cream frosting, just like on cakes from the bakery...best frosting ever!

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Best Ever Buttercream Frosting ~ Seriously the best frosting you'll ever make. Perfect for cakes, cookies, borders and the like

"Best" Buttercream

Crusting Buttercream: How to Make Buttercream That Sets Firm

lemonade cupcakes w/ fresh raspberry frosting.....mmmmmmm...

How to make perfectly smooth frosting - simple DIY photo tutorial. This link works, unlike the one I pinned a while back.

Expanding Frosting: When you buy a container of cake frosting from the store, whip it with your mixer for a few minutes. You can double it in size.