Chocolate Sour Cream Frosting

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 489 calories
    • Calories 296 calories from fat
    • Fat 33 g
    • Sat Fat 21 g
    • Cholesterol 70 mg
    • Sodium 18 mg
    • Protein 3 g
    • Carbohydrate 49 g
    • Sugar 46 g
    • Fiber 0 g
    • Iron 1 mg
    • Calcium 17 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 12ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  2. Check 1 1/2cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  3. Check 3cups confectioners’ sugar
  4. Check 3/4cup sour cream
  5. Check pinch kosher salt

Directions

  1. Heat the chocolate in a double boiler or medium heatproof bowl set over (not in) a saucepan of simmering water, stirring often, until melted and smooth. Remove from heat and let cool, 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Using an electric mixer, beat the butter on high until light and fluffy, 3 to 5 minutes. Reduce mixer speed to low. Gradually add the sugar and beat until smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl as necessary. Add the chocolate, sour cream, and salt and beat to combine.