White Chocolate Sour Cream Frosting is a luscious and creamy topping that adds an indulgent touch to rich cakes, such as the delightful Star-for-a-Day Chocolate Cakes. The combination of white chocolate and sour cream creates a unique and harmonious flavor profile that perfectly balances sweetness and tanginess. The white chocolate serves as the decadent base, while the sour cream adds a subtle yet zesty undertone that cuts through the sweetness.

White Chocolate Sour Cream Frosting

White Chocolate Sour Cream Frosting

Course: Desserts




  • 10 oz. white chocolate, coarsely chopped

  • 1 c. sour cream


  • Melt the white chocolate in the top of a double boiler or in a microwave for ten seconds at a time, until just melted.
  • Stir in the sour cream and mix until just combined.


  • Use the frosting immediately. If the frosting becomes too stiff, return it to the double boiler or microwave for a few seconds to soften.
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