Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis
Episode: Dressing Up BBQ
Amaretto and Raspberry Smoothie
Total:
10 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
10 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

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

Directions

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.

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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