½ vanilla bean 8 ounces mascarpone cheese, softened to room temperature 1 tablespoon powdered sugar 2 teaspoons milk ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Calories 269 (91% from fat) • carb. 2g • pro. 4g • fat 26g • sat. fat 14g • chol. 70mg • sod. 31mg • calc. 83mg • fiber 0g
Split vanilla bean in half lengthwise. Scrape out the seeds with the back of a knife. Place vanilla seeds, cheese, sugar, milk, and vanilla in a small bowl Stir with a whisk until smooth (this may also be done with a hand mixer, hand blender or food processor). Refrigerate until ready to use. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before using to soften.