Hot Chocolate with Mascarpone Whipped Cream

Smooth, velvety mascarpone whipped cream adds decadence when melted into this gourmet hot chocolate.

Wisconsin Cheese Hot Chocolate with Mascarpone Whipped Cream Recipe
Active Time
25 Minutes


Mascarpone Whipped Cream:

Hot Chocolate:


Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Mascarpone can be used in this recipe.


Mascarpone Whipped Cream:

  1. Beat mascarpone and cream in a large bowl until soft peaks form. Add the honey, vanilla and salt; beat just until mixture is combined. Cover and refrigerate until serving.

Hot Chocolate:

  1. Combine the sugar, cocoa, instant coffee and salt in a small bowl. Bring milk and cream just to a boil in a large saucepan over medium heat, stirring frequently.
  2. Reduce heat to low. Sprinkle in cocoa mixture, whisking constantly until smooth. (Do not boil.) Whisk in vanilla. Remove from the heat. Gradually whisk in chocolate until melted.
  3. Pour hot chocolate into mugs; top with mascarpone whipped cream.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics® Mascarpone cheese is luxurious and smooth; it’s crafted with fresh, sweet cream from high-quality milk produced at the family’s dairy.

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