Superb Chocolate Frosting

“This is one of my very favorite chocolate frostings for layer cakes. It is smooth and creamy and spreads really easily and cleanly.” – April Ferre

Superb Chocolate Frosting

Course: Frostings & Fillings


  • 1 6-Ounce Package Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1/2 Cup Dairy Sour Cream
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • 2 1/2 Cups Powdered Sugar


  • Melt chocolate chips over hot water or on very low heat. Remove from heat. Blend in sour cream, vanilla and salt. Gradually beat in powdered sugar until smooth.
  • If too soft to spread, refrigerate briefly. Makes filling and frosting for two 8- or 9-inch layers.

2000 Recipe – April Ferre – From Knudsen’s Cooking for Compliments, 1977

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