Strawberry Frosting

Strawberry Frosting Recipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Heather Chadduck
For maximum volume and a silky smooth texture, make sure the whipping cream and sour cream are ice cold when blended.



Makes about 3 1/2 cups
Total time: 30 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 30 Minutes


1 tablespoon strawberry-flavored gelatin
2 tablespoons boiling water
1 cup whipping cream
1/4 cup sugar
1 (8-oz.) container sour cream


1. Stir together first 2 ingredients in a small bowl; cool completely (about 20 minutes).

2. Beat whipping cream and gelatin mixture at high speed with an electric mixer until foamy; gradually add sugar, beating until soft peaks form. Stir in sour cream, 1/4 cup at a time, stirring just until blended after each addition.