Strawberry-Amaretti Bombe


This most impressive—and delicious—bombe contains a layer of strawberry sorbet and a layer of ice cream mixed with crushed amaretti cookies.

  • 10Servings


  • 2 cups strawberry sorbet
  • 4 cups vanilla low-fat ice cream, softened
  • 1/2 cup amaretti cookie crumbs, about 11 small cookies, or vanilla wafer crumbs
  • 2 Tbs. almond-flavored liqueur (amaretto)
  • 1 oz. bittersweet chocolate, grated
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries


Chill 5-cup metal bowl or bombe mold. Press sorbet into bottom and up sides of bowl or mold. Freeze until firm, about 1 hour.

Place ice cream in large bowl. Gently fold in cookie crumbs, amaretto and grated chocolate. Spoon ice cream mixture into center of sorbet. Cover and freeze until firm, about 1 hour.

To serve, dip mold into hot water for a few seconds. Place plate upside- down on top of mold and invert onto plate. Garnish bombe with whole or sliced fresh strawberries.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 197
  • Carbohydrate Content: 30 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 26 mg
  • Fat Content: 7 g
  • Protein Content: 3 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 2 g
  • Sodium Content: 61 mg