mas·​car·​po·​ne ˌma-skär-ˈpō-(ˌ)nā How to pronounce mascarpone (audio)
: an Italian cream cheese

Examples of mascarpone in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The cinnamon roll is an airy cinnamon chiffon cake around a Honeycrisp apple compote and mascarpone mousse. Jenn Harris, Los Angeles Times, 31 May 2024 Add mascarpone, beating until just combined, about 30 seconds. Anna Theoktisto, Southern Living, 29 May 2024 Customers can choose four of 11 spread toppings, such as brie, apple and fig; Mexican street corn; smoked salmon and pesto; or mushroom and mascarpone. Snacks range from $9-$16 and the bruschetta board costs $18. Catherine Muccigrosso, Charlotte Observer, 21 May 2024 Danishes are made with mascarpone and blueberries foraged in Maine and Canada by Tama Matsuoka Wong. Devorah Lev-Tov Kin Woo Ella Riley-Adams Jameson Montgomery Kurt Soller Megan O’Sullivan, New York Times, 11 Apr. 2024 See all Example Sentences for mascarpone 

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Word History


Italian, from Italian dialect (Lombardy) mascarpón, augmentative of mascarpa cream cheese

First Known Use

1932, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mascarpone was in 1932

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Cite this Entry

“Mascarpone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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