Chocolate Cake with Orange Mascarpone Frosting
Chocolate Cake with Orange Mascarpone Frosting

Orange Mascarpone Frosting

Recipes   Icings + Frostings    

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces mascarpone, softened
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup confectioner’s Swerve Sweetener
  • 2 tbsp grated orange zest
  • ¼ tsp orange extract
  • ¾ cup whipping cream, room temperature, divided

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, beat mascarpone, cream cheese and sweetener together until well combined. Beat in orange zest and orange extract. Add ¼ cup of the whipping cream and beat until smooth.
  2. In a medium bowl, beat remaining ½ cup cream until stiff peaks form. Gently fold whipped cream into mascarpone mixture until thoroughly combined.
  3. Place one layer of cake on a serving platter and spread with ⅓ of the frosting. Top with another layer of cake and spread with another ⅓ of the frosting. Top with final layer of cake and spread with remaining frosting. Sprinkle with grated orange zest, if desired.

Makes about 12 servings. 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/12 recipe

Servings 12

Calories 250
Total Fat 25g
Total Saturated Fat 15g
Cholesterol 85mg
Sodium 55mg
Total Carbs 8g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 1g
Swerve 7g
Protein 4g
Net Carbs: 1g