Chocolate Sour Cream Frosting

Yvonne Lopez


This frosting recipe is delicious and easy to make. It is the perfect frosting for the chocolate sauerkraut cake, yet would be good on most any cake you decide to make!


★★★★★ 1 vote

5 Min
20 Min


  • 6 oz
    ghirardelli semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1 tsp
    good quality vanilla
  • 2 3/4 c
    confectioners sugar

How to Make Chocolate Sour Cream Frosting


  1. In double boiler melt chocolate chips with butter.
  2. Add sour cream and vanilla
  3. Add confectioners sugar. Mixture should be of spreadable consistency yet still hold a peak when removing spoon from bowl.
  4. This recipe makes more than enough frosting to frost a two-layer 9 inch cake.

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Course/Dish: Cakes

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