Amaretto and Raspberry Smoothie

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Boomette

A recipe from Giada De Laurentiis

Top Review by loof751

Delicious! I used no-sugar-added ice cream and did not top with the crumbled cookies. What a delightful treat - thanks for sharing the recipe! Made for the Top Favorites of 2009 event

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 ounces fresh raspberries, divided (or 12-ounces frozen raspberries, thawed)
  • 1 quart vanilla gelato, lightly softened, divided (or ice cream)
  • 2 tablespoons almond liqueur, divided (Amaretto)
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest, divided
  • ice
  • 4 amaretti cookies, divided (Italian macaroon cookies)


  1. Place half the raspberries in a blender with half the ice cream, 1 tablespoon almond liqueur, and 1 teaspoon orange zest. Pulse the blender until the mixture is combined. Add about half a tray of ice and blend until smooth.
  2. Divide the smoothie between 2 highball glasses and continue making the other 2 smoothies with the remaining ingredients. Crumble the macaroon cookies over the top of the smoothies. Serve with long spoons and a straw.

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