Luscious Mascarpone Frosting crowns the top of Apple-Pecan Carrot Cake.
Makes about 3 cups
1 (8-oz.) container mascarpone cheese
1/4 cup powdered sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup whipping cream
Whisk together first 3 ingredients in a large bowl just until blended. Beat whipping cream at medium speed with an electric mixer until stiff peaks form. Gently fold into mascarpone mixture.