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Amaretto is an Italian sweet almond-flavoured liqueur. It is made from a base of apricot or almond pits, sometimes both.Amaretto serves a variety of culinary uses.

Culinary Uses
• Amaretto is added to desserts, including ice cream, which enhances the flavour of the dessert with almonds and complements chocolate. Tiramisu, a popular Italian cake, is often flavoured with either real amaretto or alcohol-free amaretto aroma.
Savoury recipes which call for it usually focus on meat, such as chicken.
• A few shots of amaretto can be added to pancake batter for a richer flavour.
• Amaretto is often added to almondine sauce for fish and vegetables
• Amaretto may be served neat (by itself) or on the rocks (with ice). It is often added to other beverages to create several popular mixed drinks. It is also a popular choice of liqueur to add to coffee in the morning.

How to Store

• Store in cool, dry areas, keep tightly closed when not in use.
• Once the bottle is opened, the contents may begin to evaporate slowly and some flavour may be lost over time, but the alcohol will remain safe to consume.
• If alcohol develops an off odour, flavour or appearance, it should be discarded for quality purposes.

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