If you’re a fan of creamy and velvety frostings that elevate the taste of your favorite desserts, then you are in for a treat today, because I am about to share with you my Whipped Mascarpone Frosting recipe. This remarkably simplistic recipe creates the most luxurious and versatile frosting that is the absolute perfect addition to cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and more!
To make this frosting, you only need four ingredients: heavy whipping cream, confectioners’ sugar, vanilla extract, and, of course, mascarpone cheese.
Preparing this frosting is as easy as it gets. Before getting started, it is important to note that you want to make sure that your mixing bowl and beaters are clean and dry so that your cream will whip faster and more efficiently. Begin by beating your heavy whipping cream, confectioners’ sugar, and vanilla extract with an electric hand mixer, on high, in a large bowl until stiff peaks form (which just means that the cream holds its shape when your beaters are lifted). Then, simply add in the star of the show…your chilled mascarpone cheese, and beat your mixture until it is fully incorporated. Simple…right? It sure is, but it does NOT taste simple at all. Instead, it has a decadent and rich flavor, with a velvety texture that is beyond satisfying!
The beauty of my Whipped Mascarpone Frosting lies not only in its sumptuous taste but also in its versatility. It pairs wonderfully with various desserts, such as layer cakes (especially vanilla, chocolate, carrot, pumpkin spice, and red velvet flavors), cupcakes, fruit tarts, cookies (especially if you use it to make two cookies into a sandwich), and it is also equally as delicious on its own, alongside some fresh berries. I love using this frosting on my Mixed Berry Filled Layer Cake and my Decadent Chocolate Cake.
My Whipped Mascarpone Frosting is a culinary masterpiece that will elevate any dessert to new heights of indulgence. Its simplicity in preparation makes it a go-to recipe for those special moments when you want to create something extraordinary without spending hours in the kitchen. Trust me…this frosting is sure to become a staple in your dessert repertoire.
Whipped Mascarpone Frosting
My Whipped Mascarpone Frosting is a culinary masterpiece that will elevate any dessert to new heights of indulgence. Its simplicity in preparation makes it a go-to recipe for those special moments when you want to create something extraordinary without spending hours in the kitchen.
2 ½ cups heavy whipping cream, chilled
2 cups confectioners’ sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
16 ounces mascarpone cheese, chilled
- In a large bowl, beat heavy whipping cream, confectioners’ sugar, and vanilla extract with an electric hand mixer on high until stiff peaks form. Add in chilled mascarpone cheese and beat until fully incorporated.
- Keep refrigerated until ready to use.