December 6, 2019

Italian Gelato Sundae

Recipe: Angela Marotta and Melissa Marotta-Paolicelli

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Look for preserved Italian Amarena cherries in syrup in gourmet shops and Italian grocery stores.


  • 1 cup Amarena cherries in syrup
  • 2 pints vanilla gelato
  • 1⁄2 cup lightly salted crushed pistachios
  • 8 Italian wafers or biscotti


Yield: Serves 8

Make Sundae

  1. Spoon about 1 tablespoon of Amarena cherries into each of 8 coupe glasses. Sprinkle each with 1⁄2 tablespoon of pistachios.
  2. Add 2 small scoops of gelato and top with more Amarena cherries and crushed pistachios. To garnish, tuck a wafer into each sundae.

Stacey Brandford


House & Home December 2018