Getting its name not from almond, or even amore (Italian for "love"), the root of the name amaretto is amaro, which means bitter in Italian. Thus amaretto means a little bitter. The flavor comes from almond and/or peach pits soaked in alcohol and then sweetened.

The following recipes on this site use amaretto:

bourbon whiskey, amaretto, Benedictine, Cointreau, orange curaçao,