Mascarpone Cheese Recipes

Don’t miss these recipes with mascarpone, which we absolutely love to use as a dessert ingredient. The smooth, creamy texture is the perfect addition to cheesecakes and fruit desserts.

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    Southern Peach Toasts

    These bruleed peach toasts are my creative homage to the beloved southern fresh peach cobbler. It is an upscale presentation with delicious peaches and very easy to prepare. —Mary Louise Lever, Rome, Georgia

    Tortellini with Sausage and Mascarpone

    3 reviews

    When I crave Italian comfort food on a busy night and don't have a lot of time to cook, this...

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    Lemon Tiramisu

    16 reviews

    I created this lemon tiramisu to please everyone in my family. It's a cross between cheesecake and tiramisu with a...

    Mango Tiramisu

    1 review

    I love tiramisu, and I wanted to make one with summer flavors. I substituted Grand Marnier and Malibu rum for...

    Crumb-Topped Macaroni and Cheese

    5 reviews

    Everyone loves this grown-up macaroni and cheese. It's also tasty with sharp cheddar and cream cheese instead of Gruyere and...

    Mixed Berry Tiramisu

    1 review

    Because I love tiramisu, I came up with this deliciously refreshing twist on the traditional coffee-flavored Italian dessert. Fresh softened...

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    Rhubarb Tart

    2 reviews

    The rhubarb flavor in this tart balances nicely with the honey and amaretto. The mascarpone cheese makes it rich and...

    Make-Ahead Blintz Casserole

    1 review

    Blintzes are thin pancakes filled with cheese or fruits. I created an easy casserole version with cheese filling and topped...

    Tuscan Truffles

    5 reviews

    For holiday potlucks, I make an appetizer truffle out of prosciutto, figs and toasted pine nuts. Mascarpone and goat cheese...

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    Creme de Menthe Cupcakes

    We use creme de menthe liqueur (the term means "mint cream" in French) to add a cool touch to these...

    Toffee Bar Brownie Torte

    2 reviews

    Heads will turn when you serve this showstopping cake. The mild espresso frosting nicely complements the bittersweet brownie layers.—Megan Byers,...

    Strawberry Mascarpone Cake

    2 reviews

    Don't let the number of steps in this recipe fool you —it's easy to assemble. The cake bakes up high...

    Blackberry Cheesecake Bars

    6 reviews

    Sugar cookie dough is a speedy way to turn ricotta and mascarpone cheeses topped with blackberries into beautiful bars. —...

    Eggnog Tiramisu Trifle

    Rich and absolutely fabulous—my family's five-star dessert is simply an opulent presentation that is almost too good to eat. You'll...

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    Spiced Pumpkin Tiramisu

    8 reviews

    I added pumpkin and subtracted some of the coffee flavor in a tiramisu I developed for a special holiday dinner....

    Chocolate Mascarpone Truffles

    1 review

    These luscious, satiny truffles are so versatile...omit the pistachos and try all three variations listed below. —Diane Fuqua, Baltimore, Maryland...

    Fruit and Cheese Board

    2 reviews

    Who says cheese and sausage get to have all the fun? Make this fruit charcuterie board a party go-to with...

    Pear-Blueberry Ambrosia with Creamy Lime Dressing

    2 reviews

    This dessert is delicious and decadent, yet is chock-full of healthy fruit with a creamy lime dressing; the blueberries provide...

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    Chocolate Gingerbread Yule Log

    3 reviews

    If you’ve tasted a yule log sponge cake, you’ll love this version with fresh ginger and spices. The holiday stunner...

    Black Forest Icebox Cookies

    2 reviews

    These rich chocolate wafers are the perfect complement to the creamy filling's sweet-tart tones. Chill for up to four hours;...

    Cranberry Orange Cheesecake

    6 reviews

    I can't go to any Christmas gathering without this show-stopping dessert in tow. The combination of cranberries, chocolate and orange...

    Red Wine and Chocolate Cupcakes

    Red wine and chocolate make an amazing pairing, especially in these rich, elegant cupcakes I make each year for my...

    Baklava Cheesecake

    3 reviews

    With sugared cranberries and rosemary sprigs, my unique baklava cheesecake makes a grand display for office parties and other special...

    Baked Blueberry-Mascarpone French Toast

    11 reviews

    When I want something special to serve my guests for a Saturday or Sunday brunch, I turn to this recipe....

    Strawberry Ladyfinger Icebox Cake

    This cake is inventive and yet familiar. Be sure to use a springform pan so you can easily remove it...

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    Orange Ricotta Cake Roll

    1 review

    I come from a big Italian family where my mom cooked and baked many delicious meals and desserts from scratch....

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    Rich and Creamy Tiramisu

    Tiramisu is Italian for pick-me-up, and this one is definitely true to its name! My version of the classic Tuscan...

    Strawberry Mascarpone Crepes

    12 reviews

    These lovely strawberry crepes were my mom's Sunday morning specialty. She grew all her own herbs, including plenty of basil...

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    Marvelous Cannoli Cake

    74 reviews

    A luscious, chocolate-studded cannoli filling separates the tender vanilla layers of this rich cake, which starts with a package mix....

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    Mascarpone Cheesecake

    16 reviews

    This rich dessert is sure to delight with its creamy filling, whipped topping and sweet caramel drizzle. It makes a...

    Chive Mascarpone Dip with Herbed Pita Chips

    1 review

    I have a massive herb garden in the summer, with an abundance of chives. This cream-cheesy dip helps use them...