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...


Lemon Tiramisu

15 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 swapped the Grand Marnier and Malibu rum...


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...

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...


Chocolate Mascarpone Truffles

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

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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...


Strawberry Ladyfinger Icebox Cake

1 review

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


Baklava Cheesecake

3 reviews

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


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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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...


Red Wine and Chocolate Cupcakes

Red wine and chocolate make an amazing pairing, especially in these rich, elegant cupcakes made for my mother’s birthday. She...


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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,...

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Marvelous Cannoli Cake

73 reviews

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


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. —...


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...


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...


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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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...


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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 an...


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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....

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Portobello Risotto with Mascarpone

1 review

Portobello mushrooms add a beefy flavor to this creamy classic. Each serving is topped with soft, buttery mascarpone cheese, which...


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....