Mascarpone Frosting

Mascarpone Frosting Recipe
Photo: Hector Sanchez
Luscious Mascarpone Frosting crowns the top of Apple-Pecan Carrot Cake.



Makes about 3 cups
Total time: 10 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 10 Minutes


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.