Whipped Mascarpone with Honey (an easy, 3-ingredient Dessert)

This Mascarpone with Honey recipe is so easy, I’m almost embarrassed to post it! Almost!

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Whipped Mascarpone with Honey and Walnuts

Our mascarpone with honey is creamy, as sweet as you want it to be (or not), and full of the flavours of whatever honey you’re using and the topping of your choice.

But this is no diet food. In fact, as you can see from the nutrition breakdown on the recipe card, it is quite calorific and high in fat.

For a lower calorie and fat option, use ricotta or cottage cheese.

a good drizzle of honey

Mascarpone with Honey Recipe

We only need 3 basic ingredients:

  • mascarpone
  • honey
  • topping of your choice (nuts, fresh fruit, chocolate sauce, etc.

And all we do is:

  1. Lighten the mascarpone with a little honey with a wooden spoon.
  2. Divide into your serving dishes (bowls, glasses, whatever you want)
  3. Drizzle a little more honey.
  4. Top with some crushed nuts or fresh fruit.

See what I mean, it’s embarrassingly easy!

any nuts will do

No Mascarpone?

Use ricotta or cottage cheese, although I would suggest whisking both until you get a smooth mix, before proceeding with the recipe.

You could even use double cream, and whip it to a smooth stage. But you will need to sweeten it a little more, because unlike the enslaving mascarpone, double cream is virtually tasteless. Like eating air, as my kids would say.

Topping for Mascarpone with Honey

  • Any crushed nuts you fancy.
  • Or any fresh fruit, but berries would be especially good here.
  • If you want to go a little fancy, you could top with some chocolate sauce (homemade or not) or even some freshly made berry sauce or coulis. Skip the drizzle of honey if doing this.
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walnuts on mascarpone

Mascarpone with Honey Recipe

A quick and easy mascarpone dessert, made with just 3 ingredients, and in 5 minutes! Top it with anything you like – nuts or fresh fruit.
4.87 from 15 votes
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Italian fusion
Keyword: dessert, easy recipes, eggless
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 6 (4-6)
Calories: 472kcal
Author: Azlin Bloor
Cost: £0.75 ($0.95) per serving


  • 500 g mascarpone cheese
  • 8 Tbsp honey
  • 1 handful crushed nuts of your choice (I'm using walnuts)


  • Whip the mascarpone with a wooden spoon to lighten, for just about 10 seconds.
  • Add 4 tablespoons of the honey and mix thoroughly. This will lighten the mascarpone further.
  • Serve into 4 dessert glasses or bowls.
  • Drizzle about half to 1 tablespoon more of honey on each serving. This depends on how sweet you like your dessert, and also on the level of sweetness of your honey.
  • Top with the crushed nuts or fruit of your choice. Or both!


Calories: 472kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 47mg | Potassium: 33mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 1167IU | Calcium: 122mg | Iron: 1mg
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8 thoughts on “Whipped Mascarpone with Honey (an easy, 3-ingredient Dessert)”

  1. 5 stars
    Thanks, just went into our small Easter menu. Making your lamb shanks too. I can make those the night before?

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