Frost a cake with a paper towel to make regular icing look like fondant - there is a video - this is amazing. I am not a fan of fondant, but I like the smoothness of it. Didn't we all try this,Well we all like our food pretty.
Frost a Cake With a Paper Towel for A Smooth, Professional Look
For those of you wondering how I got my buttercream frosted cakes so smooth, this method is pretty close, except I use my hand. Must be Viva paper towels, though! --How to make perfectly smooth frosting - simple DIY photo tutorial