Recipes and Cooking Chocolate-Sour Cream Frosting 4.3 (15) Add your rating & review Use this Chocolate-Sour Cream Frosting as a topping on vanilla or pumpkin cake, or for true chocoholics, try this easy sour cream frosting on chocolate cake. For a refreshing twist, try our minty sour cream frosting variation. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Peter Krumhardt Total Time: 20 mins Yield: about 4-1/2 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 12 ounce package (2 cups) semisweet chocolate pieces ½ cup butter 1 8 ounce carton dairy sour cream 4 ½ cup sifted powdered sugar (about 1 pound) Directions In a large saucepan melt chocolate and butter over low heat, stirring frequently. Cool for 5 minutes. Stir in sour cream. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until smooth. This frosts tops and sides of two 8- or 9-inch cake layers. (Halve the recipe to frost a 13x9x2-inch cake.) Cover and store frosted cake in the refrigerator. Chocolate-Mint Sour Cream Frosting: Prepare as above except stir in 1/2 teaspoon mint extract with the sour cream. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 400 Calories 20g Fat 48g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 400 % Daily Value * Total Fat 20g 26% Saturated Fat 12g 60% Cholesterol 30mg 10% Sodium 93mg 4% Total Carbohydrate 48g 17% Total Sugars 35g Protein 1g Calcium 20.2mg 2% Potassium 1mg 0% Folate, total 4mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.