Amaretto Strawberries

4 ingredients.


These Amaretto Strawberries can go on shortcake, parfait, vanilla pudding mixed with homemade whipped cream, or spoon it into a glass of champagne.

The options are endless.

Quarter the strawberries. If the strawberries are cut too small, they will get mushy.

Add the zest of half an orange. (about a tsp)

Sprinkle in some powdered sugar.

Give it a good stir.

Add a couple tbsp. of Amaretto. Heaven. Stir well and put in the refrigerator to macerate for a few hours.

You can put this on anything.


Here are some ideas:

– Make a trifle and layer angel food cake cubes and homemade whipped cream. Top with the strawberries.

– Spoon some strawberries into a glass of prosecco for a fabulous cocktail.

– Make vanilla pudding and fold in homemade whipped cream. Top with strawberries.

– Place the strawberries in between cake layers.


Macerated Amaretto Strawberries

1 pint strawberries, quartered

1 tsp orange zest (about half an orange)

1/8 cup powdered sugar

2 tbsp. Amaretto (Disaronno)


Place the quartered strawberries into a bowl. Add the orange zest and sugar. Stir well.

Stir in the Amaretto.

Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator to macerate for at least 2 hours.



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