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Amaretto

Definition: Amaretto


Amaretto
A liqueur with the distinct flavor of almonds, though it's often made with apricot pit kernels. The original liqueur, Amaretto di Saronno, is from Saronno, Italy - although many American distilleries now produce their own amaretto. It is usually served straight, on the rocks, or mixed into a cocktail and is often an ingredient used to enhance baked goods or desserts (as seen in my recipe for
Amaretto Mousse

).

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crispet1 crispet1 9 years
Amaretto sours are my fav (right up there next to Margaritas).
gr8gossipqueen gr8gossipqueen 9 years
amaretto and squirt is really tastey too!
darlindiva darlindiva 9 years
I'm not a very big fan of sweet drinks, but amaretto is one of my favorite liquers... I love it in coffee or on the rocks for an after dinner drink. The smell instantly relaxes me!
yayita yayita 9 years
Yum!!! you cang et it generic too
snixy30 snixy30 9 years
Good stuff. My fave cocktail drink. I mix it with 7 up :)
ashleycakes ashleycakes 9 years
That is so strange that you can get an almond flavor from an apricot pit! I didn't know that's what it was made from at all, it is good in a lot of recipes though. _________________________ Oh Hayden!
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