what type of icing smooths the best?

what is the best smooth buttercream icing to use for a professional look.

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I find Swiss Meringue Buttercream gives a beautiful smooth finish. However, any buttercream will give you a beautiful smooth finish with lots of practice and the right tools.

The best tool for smoothing frosting is a stainless steel bench scraper. The wide blade makes achieving a perfect finish easier.

Michelle (editor)

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