A lightly-spiked take on the classic Almond Joy candy bar in milkshake form. Toasted coconut flakes and rich coconut cream add tropical flavor, while amaretto liqueur adds sweetness and a little bit of booze.
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This Scotch and amaretto drink is a cousin of the Rusty Nail.
Peaches and apricots meld well with the flavor of Amaretto in this pie from the aptly named cookbook Pie. A dusting of crunchy amaretto biscuits inside and up top provide a contrasting crunch.
This doubly flavored delight from Nigellissima owes its taste to amaretto liqueur, as well as a generous helping of crunchy amaretto cookies mixed into a rich, creamy semifreddo base. A coating of apricot-almond golden sauce is a luxurious final touch.
I am a firm believer that chocolate counts as a breakfast food. So when I saw the recipe for Chocolate Pear Jam in Mary Tregellas' book, Homemade Preserves & Jams, I knew I had to make my own version immediately. To give the recipe my own spin, I added a big splash of amaretto. The flavor combination of rich chocolate, juicy pear, and nutty almond is absolutely incredible.
Pears, almonds, and chocolate come together in this sweet breakfast-or-midnight-snack spread.
From its brown-sugar color to its pear and apple flavors, this drink from Pops for Champagne in Chicago would be a fine choice to serve at an upcoming holiday gathering.
I've heard some serious trash talking about amaretto—how it's too sweet or how it's for people who don't like the taste of alcohol. To those people I say: back up and leave my baby alone. Then, try a real Italian amaretto. If all you know are the sugary, bottom-shelf Amaretto Sours from bad nightclubs or your first time at a happy hour, you will revel in the beauty and balance that is quality amaretto.
Amaretto is an Italian liqueur that tastes like almonds, though it's made from apricot kernels.
The ultimate spiked hot chocolate—espresso, Amaretto, and Irish whiskey make it better than Baileys.