Amaretto and Raspberry Smoothie

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

A recipe from Giada De Laurentiis

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.


Most Helpful

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

loof February 14, 2010

This should be illegal!! i doubled the amaretto..i know im a glutton..and was in heaven

MarraMamba November 21, 2009

Delicious!!! The blend of flavors was fabulous! I used fresh raspberries and garnished with a fresh mint leaf, more orange zest and a raspberry. Thanks for sharing!

Starrynews September 15, 2009

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