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Amaretti and Nutella Semifreddo🍰

Gelato's great and so is granita, but you can't go through the summer season without a nice, cold and refreshing semifreddo.

No need for an ice cream maker to make this easy semifreddo! Open your jar of Nutella and follow this amaretti and Nutella semifreddo recipe below.


  • 500 g of Fresh Liquid Cream
  • 300 g of Condensed Milk
  • 200 g of Nutella
  • 200 g of Amaretti Cookies
  • 100 g of Icing Sugar
  • 80 g of Dry Biscuits (such as Arrowroot)
  • Cocoa Powder
Photo by giallozafferano


  1. First, whip the cold cream in the fridge until you get a fairly firm consistency.
  2. Combine the condensed milk a little at a time and mix it well at low speed.
  3. Add the Nutella first and then the icing sugar and mix well.
  4. Combine 120 g of crumbled amaretti and mix gently with a spatula.
  5. Line your cake mold with plastic wrap and pour half the cream inside, add a row of biscuits lightly soaked in milk, a layer of cream, and biscuits again. Add more cream and as a base a row of not soaked biscuits.
  6. Let the semifreddo rest in the freezer overnight.
  7. The next day at the moment of serving we turn the semifreddo on a serving plate, add a sprinkling of cocoa and whole, and crumbled amaretti as decoration and serve it in slices.

What is your favourite Italians summer treat? Share your answers in the comments section below.



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