How often have you looked at an elegant, fondant–covered cake, but felt that it's nothing more than a trick or skill that only professional cake designers are privy to; and not something you would be able to successfully pull off? Well, rethink this perception you have; smooth fondant isn't that difficult to make. Apart from having a good fondant mix the only other thing you would need is a fondant roller - this is a very simple and basic cake decorating tool.
Anyone who has attended a baking course in college would know that assembling and frosting a buttercream cake is one of the basic skills a baker is supposed to master. For those who are just learning to use buttercream in their cake recipes, it's important you do this the right way.