Cherry Amaretto Ice Cream – Homemade Ice Cream

Cherries and Amaretto are a match made in heaven in this creamy cool treat.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Canadian
Prep Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 298 kcal
Author Colleen


  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup Amaretto or any almond liqueur
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 3 cups fresh ripe cherries pitted and sliced
US Customary - Metric


  1. In a mixing bow,l combine milk, cream, sugar, vanilla extract, and Amaretto.
  2. With a hand blender on low setting, blend until sugar is dissolved, about 2 minutes.
  3. Pour the cream mixture into the bowl of an ice cream machine.
  4. Run machine for 25 minutes.
  5. Turn machine off, and add cherries and their juice.
  6. Run machine for a further 5 minutes, until cherries are combined and ice cream is slightly pink.
  7. Serve immediately for a soft serve ice cream, or put into a freezer safe container with a lid and freeze.

Recipe Notes

30 minutes of prep time is ice cream machine time.

Nutrition Facts
Cherry Amaretto Ice Cream – Homemade Ice Cream
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 298 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 11g55%
Cholesterol 66mg22%
Sodium 29mg1%
Potassium 163mg5%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Sugar 28g31%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 770IU15%
Vitamin C 3.2mg4%
Calcium 66mg7%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.