Black Cherry Gelato Float

The sweet flavors of black cherry and chocolate are perfectly balanced by the Italian bitters
Black Cherry Float


If you like a Black Forest gâteau, you’ll love this sweet and bitter cocktail.

This recipe is courtesy of Pam Wiznitzer at Seamstress, New York.


  • 1 1/2 Ounce Averna
  • Black cherry soda
  • 1 scoop chocolate gelato


Fill a highball glass with ice. Pour the Averna into the glass. Top with soda, leaving about 1 ½ inches of space from the top of the glass. Add 1 scoop of chocolate gelato, then pour more soda over the top to activate the float.

Cherry Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Cherry Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.