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What are some mixed drinks that use amaretto?

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The Foxy Lady and the Julia are two examples of mixed drinks that use amaretto. The liqueur is Italian in origin with an almond flavor, though it doesn't always contain the nut. The chief ingredient of the spirit is typically apricot pits.

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What are some mixed drinks that use amaretto?
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A Julia is made with three-quarters of an ounce of amaretto, 1 ounce of white rum, 1 ounce of double cream, 1 1/2 ounces of strawberry puree and one-third of an ounce of strawberry syrup. These ingredients are blended in a cocktail glass filled with crushed ice. The drink is then garnished with a sugar-dipped strawberry.

The recipe for a Foxy Lady calls for 1 ounce of amaretto, 1 ounce of brown creme de cacao and 1 ounce of cream. These items are shook in an ice-filled shaker and then strained into an glass with ice.

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