Be honest, is tiramisu the only dessert recipe you've ever made with mascarpone? With its delicate taste and creamy consistency, this Italian cheese is a versatile ingredient you can use in many other sweet treats. Not only does mascarpone contribute moistness and a tender crumb to cakes but it also serves as a great base for creamy toppings and fillings. Ready to experiment in the kitchen? Give these mascarpone dessert recipes a try:
ESPRESSO CUPCAKES WITH MASCARPONE CREAM
Coffee lovers, here's a mascarpone dessert recipe with your name all over it! You'll love the decadent light-as-air cream with the buttery coffee-infused cupcakes.
APPLE TRIFLE WITH MASCARPONE CREAM
Apples are gently simmered in honey and lemon juice then layered with a cardamom-spiced mascarpone cream and topped with crumbled amaretti cookies. Here's the recipe.
This Italian frozen dessert features fruit cake sandwiched between layers of mascarpone ice cream, candied fruits and cherry liqueur. Learn how to make it.
SOFT CHOCOLATE CAKE
You'll want to devour this decadent chocolate cake with an oozy center in seconds. The surprising addition of marsala wine adds depth of flavor and a pleasant sharpness.
A cherry compote, espresso-soaked lady fingers, thick mascarpone cream and lavender flowers result in a fruity and delicious tiramisu.