How to Smooth Frosting on a Cake I CHELSWEETS

I’ve been asked several times how I get my cake sides so smooth, and I’m finally sharing the in-depth steps I take when I ice my cakes! I use my favorite american buttercream to frost my cakes (recipe and tutorial link below). The key tools I use in this process are:
-large offset cake spatula:
– bench scrapper:

The full recipe and baking instructions for this cake base can be found here:

You can see the recipe and tutorial for my american buttercream here:

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How to frost a cake with buttercream and get perfectly smooth, sharp sides the easy way – learn my secrets for a fast and beautiful result here!

Please note, the thumbnail and final images are NOT photoshopped to look smoother, they are the actual finished result, just using a better quality camera. It’s also the same cake in all shots, the edges sometimes look differently slanted only due to the camera angle used.

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🍰 Read more on the blog post:

🍦 Buttercream recipe – my super easy, ultra stable, ice-creamy egg free swiss buttercream – SEBC 🍦🍦if you’re new here, it’s all I use🍦🍦:

🍰 Don’t have protein powder? Use one of these variations instead:

Equipment list (affiliate links):

🍰 Cake Scraper:
🎨 Professional dropper colours:
🎨 Gel colours:
👑 Edible gold lustre:
🔌 Stand Mixer:

✨for more recommended tools & products see my full list ✨

Cake basic techniques:

🎂 how to crumb coat your cake:

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🌈 Buttercream novelty cake playlist – 🌳tree stump, 🎁gift box, 🎨paint palette cakes and more:

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Liv Hansen for, Betty Crocker Kitchens, explains why you should crumb coat a cake and demonstrates her crumb coating technique.
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Cake Decoration Tips : How to Smooth Cake Frosting

Struggling with messy, uneven cake frosting? Our expert give you expert tips for smoothing cake frosting in this free cake decorating video.

Expert: Karen Weisman
Bio: Karen Weisman graduated from Boston University with a degree in Hotel and Food Management. She teaches cooking, baking, cake decorating, and various crafts.
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