Mascarpone Cheesecake Recipe

Deanna Polito


This is my "famous" recipe for Mascarpone Cheesecake! It won second place in a "Taste of Italy" contest with Taste of Home magazine! This recipe was printed in the August/September 2008 magazine issue and has also appeared in 2 of their Annual recipe cookbooks for 2009.


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20 Min
1 Hr


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  • 3/4 c
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 2 pkg
    cream cheese, 8 ounces each
  • 2 pkg
    marscarpone cheese, 8 ounces each
  • 1 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 4
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1
    envelope, whipped topping mix (dream whip)
  • ·
    caramel ice cream topping

How to Make Mascarpone Cheesecake Recipe


  1. Place a greased 9-in. springform pan on a double thickness of heavy-duty foil (about 18 in. square).
    Securely wrap foil around pan.
  2. In a bowl, combine cracker crumbs and sugar; stir in butter.
    Press onto the bottom of prepared pan.
    Place pan on a baking sheet. Bake at 325° for 10 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
  3. For filling, in a large mixing bowl, beat the cheeses, sugar, lemon juice and vanilla until smooth.
    Add eggs; beat on low speed just until combined. Pour over crust.
  4. Place springform pan in a large baking pan; add 1 in. of hot water to larger pan.
    Bake at 325° for 50-60 minutes or until center is just set and top appears dull.
    Remove springform pan from water bath.
  5. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes.
    Carefully run a knife around the edge of pan to loosen; cool 1 hour longer.
    Refrigerate overnight.
    Remove sides of pan.
  6. Before serving, prepare topping mix according to package directions.
    Garnish cheesecake with whipped topping; drizzle with caramel.
    Refrigerate leftovers.

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