Whipped Cream-Mascarpone Frosting

Summary: For those looking for an alternative to buttercream or cream cheese frosting, this frosting, by Food52 cook, inpatskitchen, is absolutely divine! It can be made ahead and makes just enough to frost a double-layer 9"-round cake


  • 8 ounces mascarpone cheese
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond (or vanilla) extract


With a hand mixer or electric wire whip, whip the mascarpone,sugar and either extract until smooth and creamy.

While whipping, slowly add the whipping cream and whip until light, creamy and fluffy.

Spread all over your cake or cupcakes.