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A clear glass dessert bowl holds big scoops of creamy amaretto ice cream. You can see large chunks of cherries in the ice cream. In the background there is a chocolate cake.
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4 from 2 votes

No Churn Homemade Amaretto Ice Cream

There is no churning or special equipment required for creamy, firm, Amaretto Ice Cream. It is ready to freeze in minutes and only requires 4 ingredients.  Makes about one quart of ice cream.
Prep Time10 mins
Freezing Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 210kcal


  • 1 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream 40% fat recommended
  • 2/3 cups sweetened condensed milk
  • 12 maraschino cherries cut into quarters
  • 2 Tablespoons Amaretto liquor can sub Torani amaretto syrup


  • Place cherry quarters, and Amaretto liquor or syrup into a small bowl to soak.
  • Add cream and sweetened, condensed milk to a stand mixer. Whip on high for 2 minutes and 45 seconds. The mixture will be thick and hold the lines formed by the beaters.
  • Gently stir in cherry mixture until it is incorporated but not totally mixed.
  • Scrape into a temperature safe container with a lid. Lay plastic wrap directly on the surface of the ice cream in addition to putting the lid on the container.
  • Freeze ice cream over night or until frozen solid before serving. Plan on at least six hours of freezing time.


Calories: 210kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 60mg | Sodium: 47mg | Potassium: 122mg | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 615IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 97mg | Iron: 1mg