Semifreddo all’Amaretto

Amaretto Frozen Dessert

Preparation info

  • Makes



    Appears in

    Great Italian Desserts

    By Nick Malgieri

    Published 1990

    • About

    The combination of amaretto liqueur and the crisp amaretti makes for a frozen dessert with a suave flavor tempered by a bit of crunch.


    • cups heavy whipping cream
    • ¼ cup amaretto liqueur
    • 2 large


    Combine the cream and the amaretto and whip until the mixture begins to hold its shape but is still soft and smooth. Set aside in the refrigerator.

    Bring a small pan of water to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Whisk the eggs, egg yolks, and sugar in a heat-proof bowl or in the bowl of a heavy-duty mixer and place over the pan of simmering water so that the bottom of the bowl is above, no