Strawberry Frosting

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.


This recipe goes with Strawberries and Cream Cake

Yield: Makes about 3 1/2 cups
Recipe from Southern Living

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