Carrot Cake with Lemon Mascarpone Frosting
Inspired by his time apprenticing in Italy, Scott Howell uses mascarpone in this light and lemony frosting instead of cream cheese—carrot cake's more classic partner. Be sure not to overbeat the mascarpone so that it doesn&39;t become grainy.Plus: More Dessert Recipes and Tips
The unfrosted layers can be wrapped in plastic and stored at room temperature for up to 2 days. The frosted cake can be refrigerated overnight stored in an airtight container.
Point up the citrusy, spicy and earthy flavors in this dessert with a late-harvest Sémillon-based wine from Napa Valley that has layers of honey and ripe fruit.