American Frosting

October 13, 2013
0 Ratings
  • Makes frosting for 24 cupcakes
What You'll Need
  • 3 sticks unsalted butter
  • 8 ounces mascarpone cheese
  • 2 cups 10x powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  1. Cream together the butter and mascarpone cheese with a mixer set to "high" until light and fluffy.
  2. Add powdered sugar a 1/4 cup at a time, beating well between each addition. Add heavy cream.
  3. Continue to beat on high for an additional minute to incorporate air.

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Allison Robicelli is a James Beard-nominated food writer, a Publisher's Weekly-starred author, and lots of other fun things. Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, she currently lives with her two sons and four cats in Baltimore, Maryland.

2 Reviews

Jessica T. April 20, 2018
Hi, how long will this buttercream keep in the fridge?
Abby February 8, 2015
Three sticks of butter - meaning 1.5 cups correct? Some sticks are .5 cup, others are a full cup. Thanks!