Recipes and Cooking Vanilla Sour Cream Frosting 2.5 (181) Add your rating & review 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. 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 February 1, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 10 mins Total Time: 10 mins Yield: about 4-1/2 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ¾ cup butter, softened ¾ cup dairy sour cream 1 ½ teaspoon vanilla 8 cup powdered sugar Buttermilk or milk Directions 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. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 440 Calories 14g Fat 80g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label 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.