Dark Chocolate Sour Cream Dream Frosting
18 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened (2 sticks + 2 tablespoons)
1 cup icing sugar
1/3 cup premium dark cocoa powder
1/4 cup hot water
1/4 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 pinch salt
5 ounces premium dark chocolate chips, melted
18 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened (2 sticks + 2 tablespoons)
1 cup icing sugar
1/3 cup premium dark cocoa powder
1/4 cup hot water
1/4 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 pinch salt
5 ounces premium dark chocolate chips, melted
In a bowl of stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment, beat butter on medium speed until pale and fluffy, about 5 minutes.
Sift together icing sugar and cocoa powder. Set aside.
Reduce to speed to low, and add the icing sugar, cocoa powder, water, sour cream, vanilla, and salt. Mix until incorporated, about 1 minute. Increase speed to medium and beat for 2 more minutes.
Add melted chocolate and beat on medium speed until smooth, about 1 minute.