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Cherry PAMA Liqueur Sorbet Floats

Cherry PAMA Liqueur Sorbet Floats

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Hot summer nights call for enticing cocktails that are memorable!  This adult version of a “float” is all about being playful as well as refreshing.  You are going to love these Cherry PAMA Liqueur Sorbet Floats as they are exactly that.  Playful and refreshing!

Cherry PAMA Liqueur Sorbet Floats


When we are entertaining, we like to keep the setting light as well as casual. We want our guests to relax completely and enjoy themselves, and not be uncomfortable. Our settings tend to be more casually chic than white linen and Mozart. This summer we have been all about setting the theme of the evening in shades of pink along with fun little pops such as sparkly candles or fairy lights along with being kind of funky. Think French collides into Morocco. Fun pieces such as colorful plates or small bites adorn the table setting. In the spirit and collaboration between Chez Us and Celebrate Summer with PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur, we have created a Pinterest board where you can get a glimpse into our entertaining style for this celebration of summer.

Cherry PAMA Liqueur Sorbet Floats


A summer party at Chez Us begins with a fun cocktail, and this recipe for Cherry PAMA Liqueur Sorbet Floats will not disappoint.  The recipe begins by making a simple (and delicious) cherry sorbet, which is made with fresh cherries along with PAMA Liqueur.  Tip, a cherry pitter will make this recipe even easier – cannot recommend enough.  The sorbet is slightly sweet as well as tart with hints of pomegranate;  which is great with any sparkling wine or sparkling water to make this fun cocktail float.  Matter of fact, the sorbet is so good that it is great on its own if you would prefer to serve as a dessert.

I previously shared that we have partnered with PAMA Liqueur to celebrate summer parties, and we invite you to participate in the very fun contest they are hosting.  It is really simple as well as fun.  Head over to PAMA Liqueur to learn more about their Celebrate Summer Contest, and to enter the contest for a chance to win one of these fun prizes.

  • Grand Prize Winner:  $500 gift card and PAMA party kit to throw a summer party
  • Runners Up: $250 gift card and PAMA party kit to throw a summer party

Thank you for joining us at the Chez Us table;  we love having you here.

Have you made this recipe?  Please share what recipes you are enjoying from our site with us – we’d love to see them.  You can use the hashtag #chezuseats and then we can pull a chair up to your virtual table! 

Cherry PAMA Liqueur Sorbet Floats


1 lb cherries, pitted
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup PAMA Liqueur
1/8 cup sugar
1 teaspoon lemon juice
your favorite bottle of bubbly or sparkling water

How To:

Place the pitted cherries into a medium saucepan along with the sugar and water over medium-low heat. Bring to a boil.
Lower the heat to low and let simmer for 15 minutes, using a spoon to lightly crush the cherries.
Stir in the PAMA Liqueur and lemon juice. Remove from the heat and let cool.
Place into a food processor or blender and process until smooth.
Pour into a glass bowl, cover with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator overnight.
Process the cherry mixture using your ice cream maker according to the directions for the one you have.
Place the sorbet into a freezer-proof container and let harden in the freezer.
To serve, scoop small portions of the sorbet and place into a cocktail glass. Top with bubbles or sparkling water.


***  Official Rules:  PAMA Celebrate Summer Contest. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Starts on 6/22/15 at 12:00:00 p.m. ET and ends on 7/20/15 at 11:59:59 a.m. ET. Open to legal residents of 50 UnitedStates and D.C., who are at least 21 years of age and older. Void where prohibited.For complete Official Rules, visit Sponsor: Heaven Hill Brands, 1064 Loretto Rd., Bardstown, KY 40004.
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C's Confetti

Wednesday 22nd of July 2015

Great pictures! It looks so refreshing!