Venango County Recipe of the Day: Cherry-Chocolate Floats

| July 31, 2018

Here’s an old-time ice cream parlor recipe! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

Cherry-Chocolate Floats


1 cup water
3/4 cup sugar
2 cups carbonated water, chilled
3 tablespoons maraschino cherry juice
Chocolate syrup
14 scoops chocolate ice cream
Whipped cream in a can
7 maraschino cherries


~In a large saucepan, bring water and sugar to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer for five minutes. Cool. Stir in carbonated water and cherry juice.

~Drizzle chocolate syrup in each of seven chilled glasses. Place two scoops of ice cream in each glass. Pour carbonated water mixture over ice cream; top each with whipped cream and a cherry.

~Serve immediately.

Venango County Recipe of the Day is Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

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