Sought after by chefs and gourmands around the world, Amarena cherries are the pinnacle of luxury fruit. Not to be confused with other preserved cherries, like the cloyingly sweet maraschino or even the complex and delectable Luxardo. Sweet and slightly sour, Amarena cherries boast firm dark flesh and an addictively delicious flavor that will have you reaching for seconds. The perfect topping for gelato, ice cream, and semifreddo. Use as a gourmet filling for pies, cakes, tarts, and pastries, or a pretty garnish in cocktails. There’s no end to delightful options when you have Amarena cherries on hand!
A variety of sour cherries Amarena cherries are preserved in a combination of sugar, water, stabilizers, and citric acid, and then stored in an airtight container for at least a month. This marination period imbues sour cherries with a rich sweet flavor and a deep color. A favorite of bartenders and top chefs, you’ll love the fantastic flavor of these gourmet fruits.
Gelatech picks their cherries at the peak of ripeness when they are about to burst with juicy bright flavor, then combines them with their house blend of sugars, cherry juice, and citric acid to achieve their signature take on classic Italian Amarena cherries. Luscious and intensely flavorful, use these cherries on pancakes, incorporated into seltzer for a sweet and refreshing drink, and of course, top or mix into desserts to capitalize on the amazing taste of our cherries from Gelatech.