Strawberry Mascarpone Filling

This is a softly sweet filling made from mascarpone which is an Italian cheese made of cream and a citric acid base. Because of that, it enhances sweet flavors and pairs well with fresh fruit. This filling can be used to fill cakes or cupcakes, or even frost their exterior (if kept refrigerated).

Ingredients

  • 8 oz Mascarpone cheese (Chilled)
  • 1/2 cup Chopped Fresh Strawberries (thawed/drained frozen strawberries may be used)
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice

Directions
1. Gently blend together all ingredients until smooth. To keep the strawberries intact, use a spatula to mix. If you are going to pipe the filling, use a food processor to blend until smooth.

2. Keep refrigerated until ready to use.

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Tiffany Palmer ...

Thanks for sharing! We love mascarpone cheese, but I have not tried it as a filling yet. Going to give it a try!

Sarah ...

Me too, SweetBee! I absolutely love it and I hope you like this recipe! Let me know how it goes :)

Rita faria ...

This recopie is good for doing a rufle decoration with pipe?

Sarah ...

Rita: I’m not sure if this would be firm enough to hold a ruffle if pipped, but you may be able to alter the recipe to make it more stable by adding more mascarpone cheese or less strawberry? I’m sorry I couldn’t be more help!