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Almond Amaretto Loaf

This is a special gift for a friend or a tasty treat for your family. Almond Amaretto Loaf is a lightly sweetened bread, flavored with Amaretto and filled with almonds, then drizzled with an Amaretto Glaze.

Ingredients

Bread

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup Amaretto liqueur
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons bread machine yeast

Amaretto Glaze

  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar, sifted
  • 2 tablespoons Amaretto liqueur
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons milk
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted

Instructions

  1. Recommended Cycle: Basic/white bread cycle; light or medium/normal color setting.
  2. Bread: Add ingredients to bread machine pan in the order suggested by manufacturer, adding almonds with flour. (If dough is too dry or stiff or too soft or slack, adjust dough consistency). Remove bread from pan; cool on wire rack.
  3. Amaretto Glaze: Combine confectioners' sugar, Amaretto liqueur and enough milk to make glaze of drizzling consistency. Drizzle with Amaretto Glaze and sprinkle with sliced almonds.

Yield: 1 1/2 pound loaf