Chocolate Sour Cream Frosting

chocolate sour cream frosting on cupcakes
Diana Rattray
    15 mins

This delicious chocolate sour cream frosting is made with melted chocolate chips, butter, and sour cream.

Use the frosting to top a cake, cupcakes, or Bundt cake. The tang of the sour cream is a wonderful juxtaposition to this sweet frosting.

This chocolate sour cream frosting is a similar recipe. It's made with cocoa instead of chocolate chips.

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 to 2 3/4 cups sifted confectioners' sugar

How to Make It

  1. In a stainless steel bowl or pan over hot simmering water, melt the chocolate chips with the butter.
  2. Remove the pan or bowl from the lower pan and stir in sour cream, vanilla, and salt.
  3. Slowly beat in confectioners' sugar until desired spreading consistency is reached.
  4. Makes enough chocolate sour cream frosting for a tube or bundt cake or 2-layer cake.

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