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n. pl. am·a·ret·tos
1. pl. am·a·ret·tos An Italian liqueur flavored with almond.
2. pl. am·a·ret·ti (-tē) A small crisp Italian cookie typically flavored with almond.

[Italian, diminutive of amaro, bitter, from Latin amārus.]
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(Brewing) an Italian liqueur with a flavour of almonds
[C20: from Italian amaro bitter]
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(ˌæm əˈrɛt oʊ, ˌɑ mə-)

an almond-flavored liqueur.
[1975–80; < Italian, diminutive of amaro bitter < Latin amārus]
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Noun1.amaretto - an Italian almond liqueur
cordial, liqueur - strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal
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Amaretto and ginger cheesecake Serves 10, ready in 45 minutes, plus chilling Low-calorie cooking spray 3 medium egg whites 8 ginger nut biscuits, finely crushed 6 sheets leaf gelatine 900g plain quark 3 level tbsp sweetener granules 25ml amaretto liqueur 4 amaretti biscuits, roughly crushed Edible gold spray, to decorate 1 Preheat your oven to 180degC/fan 160degC/gas 4.
Working in partnership, and under licence, with Italian producers Lazzaroni, Speakeasy has developed two flavours using its signature spirits Amaretto and Limoncino.
WHITE CHOCOLATE ALMOND-AMARETTO CHEESECAKE CRUST: 2 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/4 cup finely chopped plain almonds (chop in food processor) 1 stick unsaked butter, melted 1 teaspoon almond extract FILLING: 4 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/8 teaspoon salt 4 eggs 2 tablespoons amaretto 1 teaspoon almond extract 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 ounces premium white chocolate, melted TOPPING: 1 (16-ounce) container sour cream 1/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 cups sliced almonds Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
INGREDIENTS For the peach and amaretto jam: 1.4kg peaches 600g granulated sugar Two tablespoons lemon juice Three tablespoons Amaretto liqueur For the genoise sponge base: 125g unrefined golden caster sugar Four medium free-range eggs 125g plain flour 25g butter, melted For the creme patissiere: 280ml full-cream milk Two vanilla pods Four medium free-range egg yolks 60g unrefined golden caster sugar 20g plain flour 20g cornflour For the roasted peaches: Four peaches A good splash of fresh lemon juice A little caster sugar Extras: 125g amaretti biscuits Amaretto liqueur Greaseproof paper A few sprigs of mint, verbena or thyme METHOD First, make the jam: Prepare a large bowl of iced water.
Choice of main course rotates weekly and includes a variety of dishes such asdecadent fluffy chocolate pancakesserved with vanilla cream, amaretto chocolate sauce and mixed berries andsmashed avocado and smoked salmonserved on grilled sourdough toast with a poached egg.
And for deserts we had hazelnut and almond frangipani, apple puree, caramel and toffee ice cream and a rich chocolate marquise, chocolate crumble and cherry amaretto sorbet.
Amaretto Italian Bar and Kitchen, in Bridge of Weir, is hosting an evening dubbed Discover Franciacorta @Amaretto.
AMARETTO CHERRY HOT CROSS LOAF INGREDIENTS Makes 2 1lb loaves 150g dried cherries, halved if needed 100ml Amaretto 10g dried yeast 375ml lukewarm milk 675g strong flour 1.5 tsp salt 1 tsp sugar 2 tbsp mixed spice 2 tbsp ground cinnamon 85g butter 1 egg For the cross: 50g plain flour For the glaze: 25g sugar METHOD 1.
( Amaretto Hot Chocolate :&nbsp;In a medium-sized saucepan, heat three cups of milk, 2/3 cups of semi-sweet chocolate chips, 1/4 cup&nbsp;of sugar and a pinch of salt.
These cakes come in four signature flavors: Limoncello, Amaretto, Chocolate Raspberry, and Mango Coconut Rum.
What ingredient gives the liqueur amaretto its distinctive flavour?
Sambuca is a surprising call at Sable Kitchen, and recently "I have witnessed a resurgence of amaretto," says Jones at Sable.