Cappuccino and Mascarpone Cheese Frosting

Ingredients:           

  • 720 ml chilled whipping cream (3 cups)
  • 2 Tbsp cappuccino (dry powder)
  • 80 g white chocolate, grated
  • 450 g sugar (2 cups)
  • 900 g mascarpone cheese
  • Pink food coloring paste

 

Directions:

I got this frosting recipe from here but just used cappuccino instead of espresso powder.

Bring 2/3 of the whipping cream to boil in small saucepan. Slowly pour cream over cappuccino powder, whisking until dissolved. Add grated white chocolate and stir until smooth. Add remaining whipping cream and sugar and stir until sugar dissolves. Chill until cold, at least 2 hours or overnight (cover before refrigerating).

Frosting Ingredients Slowly pour cream over cappuccino powder, whisking until dissolved.  Add grated white chocolate and stir until smooth.  Add remaining whipping cream and sugar and stir until sugar dissolves.

Add mascarpone to chilled mixture and using an electric mixer beat on low speed until blended and smooth. Increase speed to medium-high; beat until mixture is thick and medium-firm peaks form when beaters are lifted, about 2 minutes (do not overbeat or mixture will curdle).

Chill until cold, at least 2 hours or overnight (cover before refrigerating). Add mascarpone to chilled mixture and using an electric mixer beat on low speed until blended and smooth. Increase speed to medium-high; beat until mixture is thick and medium-firm peaks form when beaters are lifted, about 2 minutes (do not overbeat or mixture will curdle).

 

Cakes with this type of frosting…

Pregnant Belly Cake (used it to fill the cake)

Pregnant Belly Cake - Gender Reveal Party / Tort Gravida

Bachelorette Party Corset Cake

Bachelorette Party Corset Cake

Snowman Cake (same frosting but without the cappuccino powder added)

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