Mascarpone Frosting

This frosting uses the fluffy Mascarpone sweet cheese and mixes it with heavy cream and sugar for an irresistible layer for the Italian dessert, tiramisu.

This recipe goes with Tiramisù Layer Cake

Yield: About 8 cups
Recipe from Southern Living

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Recipe Time

Hands On: 20 Minutes
Total: 20 Minutes


  • 2 (8-oz.) packages mascarpone cheese
  • 3 cups heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup sugar


  1. 1. Stir mascarpone cheese in a large bowl just until blended.
  2. 2. Beat cream and vanilla at low speed with an electric mixer until foamy; increase speed to medium-high, and gradually add sugar, beating until stiff peaks form. (Do not overbeat or cream will become grainy.) Gently fold whipped cream mixture into mascarpone cheese. Use immediately.
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