Vanilla Sour Cream Frosting


Any cake will taste incredible when topped with this sour cream frosting! Try this simple sour cream topping for cheesecake, vanilla layer cakes, chocolate sheet cakes, and more.

Vanilla Sour Cream Frosting
Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
about 4-1/2 cups


  • ¾ cup butter, softened

  • ¾ cup dairy sour cream

  • 1 ½ teaspoon vanilla

  • 8 cup powdered sugar

  • Buttermilk or milk


  1. In large mixing bowl combine butter, sour cream, and vanilla. Beat with an electric mixer on medium for 30 seconds. Gradually beat in powdered sugar. Thin with buttermilk or milk to desired consistency. Makes about 4-1/2 cups.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

440 Calories
14g Fat
80g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 440
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 37mg 12%
Sodium 98mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 80g 29%
Total Sugars 79g
Protein 1g
Calcium 20.2mg 2%
Potassium 30mg 1%
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.

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