Growing Chefs! Ontario Mascarpone Cheese Filling

Mascarpone Cheese Filling

This delicious frosting made with Italian cheese is a delicious and light filling to add to cupcakes, cake or even pies! Be careful not to over beat your filling in order to avoid it from curdling.
Difficulty
Intermediate
Yield
Makes 4.5 cups
Ingredients
1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream, very cold1 cup mascarpone cheese at room temperature1/2 cup granulated sugar
Equipment
Measuring spoonMeasuring cupsMixing bowls of various sizesSpatulaStand mixer with whisk attachmentDish towel

Get Organized!

Gather your mise en place; get together all of the equipment needed for the recipe and gather your ingredients.

Get Prepped!

With whisk attachment, beat 1 ½ cups heavy cream on high speed until fluffy/​stiff and spreadable, about 1 ½ to 2 minutes. Don’t overmix. Transfer to a bowl.

In the same bowl (no need to wash the bowl or whisk after the whipped cream), beat softened cheese and sugar on high speed until smooth and fluffy, about 2 minutes, scraping down the bowl as needed.

Get Cooking!

Use a spatula to fold whipped cream into the cream cheese mixture until very well blended (refrigerate frosting if not used right away).

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