Mascarpone Frosting
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This recipe makes about 6 cups of creamy, delectable frosting that tastes like a rich whipped cream with just a hint of the mascarpone cheese flavor. Mascarpone, pronounced “mahs-kahr-pohn” is a rich Italian soft cheese, with a delicate sweet flavor and the texture of sour cream. It is also wonderful mixed with a little sugar or honey and served with fresh fruit and is used in making cheesecakes and classic tiramisu dessert.
Recipe type: Dessert | Cake Frosting
  • 16 ounces mascarpone cheese, room temperature
  • ¾ cup confectioners’ (powdered) sugar
  • 1½ cups whipping (heavy) cream
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine mascarpone cheese, confectioners’ sugar, and whipping cream; use an electric mixer and beat together until mixture is smooth. Add vanilla and continue to beat 2 to 3 minutes or until frosting is thick and fluffy.
  2. Mascarpone frosting should be used immediately, or refrigerate until needed.
Recipe Notes
Equipment: Electric Mixer Yield: 6 Cups Storage: Refrigerate

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