Cherry Cola Float
Cherry Cola Float
Try this quick and easy cherry cola float recipe by Chuck Hughes from Chuck's Day Off.
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Technique Puree
  • Preparation Time 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time 25 minutes
  • Yield 6 servings
  • 1 litre bottle of coca-cola or similar cola drink
  • 2 cups of fresh cherries (500 ml)
  • 2 cups of sugar (500 ml)
  • 1 cup of water (250 ml)
  • Vanilla ice cream to garnish
  1. Pit all cherries, leaving a few whole for garnish.
  2. In a saucepan, mix the cherries, sugar and water. Bring heat to medium high and stir, slowly reducing the liquid. Skim the surface of the syrup once in a while.
  3. Once liquid has reached a syrup-like consistency, about 25 minutes, remove from heat. Set aside to cool for 1 hour. Put in an airtight container and keep in the refrigerator.
  1. For serving:
  2. In a frosted mug, add a scoop of ice cream, pour 1 tablespoon of the cherry mixture and top with coke. Garnish with fresh whole cherries.
  1. Note:
  2. For a drink, remove vanilla ice cream and add a splash of spiced rum.

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