Mascarpone and Cream Cheese Icing

This is a light and fluffy creamy frosting, perfect to accompany red velvet cake or any savory cake like carrot cake. From the Joy of Baking

Photo by kathy b.
Adapted from thejoyofcooking.com

PREP TIME

15

minutes

TOTAL TIME

15

minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

15

minutes

TOTAL TIME

15

minutes

SERVINGS

--

servings

Adapted from thejoyofcooking.com

Ingredients

  • 1 - 8 ounce (227 grams) cream cheese, room temperature

  • 1 - 8 ounce (227 grams) tub of Mascarpone cheese, room temperature

  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

  • 1 cup (115 grams) confectioners' (icing or powdered) sugar, sifted

  • 1 1/2 (360 ml) cups heavy whipping cream

Directions

In the bowl of your electric mixer, or with a hand mixer, beat the cream cheese and mascarpone cheese until smooth. Add the vanilla and confectioners sugar and beat until smooth. Using the whisk attachment, gradually add the heavy cream and whip until the frosting is thick enough to spread. Add more sugar or cream as needed to get the right consistency.

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