Mascarpone Brownies With Frosting

READY IN: 1hr 15mins




  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • Spray a 9 x 9-inch pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Combine the flour, baking powder and salt in a small bowl.
  • Melt 1/2 cup of butter with the chocolate.
  • Meanwhile, in the bowl of a mixer using a paddle attachment, beat the mascarpone, 6 tablespoons of softened butter, and the sugar until light and smooth.
  • Add the eggs to the cheese mixture one at a time and thoroughly scrape the bowl after each egg is added.
  • Add the vanilla and mix.
  • Add the melted chocolate and mix just until combined.
  • Finally, add the dry ingredients and nuts and mix slowly just until combined.
  • Pour into the prepared pan and bake approximately 45 minutes or until a toothpick is inserted and comes out clean.
  • The brownies will rise during the baking process, but after being removed from the oven will collapse to a normal height. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
  • For the frosting, melt chocolate with butter and milk in saucepan.
  • Allow to cool.
  • Beat mascarpone until well combined.
  • Beat in vanilla and melted chocolate mixture.
  • Add in confectioners sugar, scraping down the bowl as you go.
  • When it has all been incorporated, beat on high speed for 1-2 minutes, until icing is smooth.
  • Frost brownies with icing.