Amaretto Pie recipe (Pie)

Ingredients

Yield: 8 servings

cups vanilla wafer crumbs
¼ cups chopped, toasted almonds
1/3 cups amaretto
1/3 cups finely chopped mixed candied fruits
1/3 cups melted butter or margarine
1   quart vanilla ice cream
1 cup heavy cream
2 tablespoons amaretto
1 lb marzipan fruits or 2 cups assorted fruits: plums, strawberries, peach
some   fresh mint leaves; optional
some   candied mimosa or violets; optional

Posted by Joan2007 on Feb 9, 2008
   

Instructions

In a bowl, mix crumbs, almonds, butter or margarine. Press mixture firmly into an ungreased 9-inch pie pan, chill. Soften ice cream and stir in 1/3 cup amaretto and candied fruits. Pour mixture into pie shell. Freeze until hard.

In a bowl, mix heavy cream, 2Tbsp amaretto; beat until stiff. Pile whipped heavy cream into mounds around the outer edge of pie. Freeze until ready to serve. Decorate pie with marzipan or fresh fruits pressing into cream. Add mint leaves, mimosa and violets, if desired. Serve at once.

Makes one 9 inch pie

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