How to Substitute Almond or Amaretto Liqueur

You can use almond extract to replace almond liqueur or amaretto liqueur in a recipe. OliveNation Almond Extract's flavor is more concentrated than amaretto or almond liqueur. Our recommended substitution ratio is 4 to 8 times liqueur to extract.

Almond Extract OliveNation Almond Extract
Amaretto Flavor Extract OliveNation Amaretto Flavor Extract


Amaretto Substitute / Amaretto Liqueur Substitute
For 2 tablespoons of liqueur, use 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon of OliveNation Almond or Amaretto Extract. Use more or less, depending on the flavor you desire. Keep in mind that OliveNation extracts are made with alcohol. They're designed for recipes that will be cooked or baked so that the alcohol evaporates.

If you're using Almond Extract in a no-heat application, use a little at a time. You can also use one of our alcohol-free flavorings mentioned below.


Almond Liqueur Substitute and Alcohol-Free Amaretto Substitute
As described above, you can use Almond Extract or Amaretto Extract to replace almond liqueur. If you want an alcohol-free way to substitute Almond Liqueur, consider the products below. They do not contain alcohol.

Almond Oil

Almond Essential Oil, can also bring almond flavor to recipes. Note that essential oils are potent. We recommend using them sparingly. OliveNation Almond Oil
Almond
Super Flavor
This almond flavoring is three to four times stronger than an alcohol-based extract. So, you only need a little bit to replace Amaretto Liqueur. OliveNation Almond Super Flavor
Almond Emulsion This bakery emulsion is perfect for cakes and other pastries. Professional bakers like to use it because the almond flavor won't bake out. OliveNation Almond Emulsion
Amaretto
Super Flavor
This amaretto flavoring is three to four times stronger than an alcohol-based extract. So, you only need a little bit to replace Amaretto Liqueur. OliveNation Amaretto Super Flavor