Cherry Gobbler Recipe with Bourbon and Grenadine

Cherry Gobbler

Cherry Gobbler Recipe with Bourbon and Grenadine
Preparation time: 5 minutes | Servings: 1


Cherry Gobbler
Cherry Gobbler

Cherry Gobbler is a refreshing and fruity cocktail that is perfect for any occasion. With the combination of bourbon whiskey, syrup, and Mello Yello citrus soda, this drink is sure to be a hit at your next gathering.


The Cherry Gobbler cocktail has been a popular drink for many years, known for its sweet and tangy flavors. It is a classic cocktail that has stood the test of time and continues to be enjoyed by many.


How to prepare

  1. Pour the Wild Turkey Bourbon whiskey and Grenadine into a cocktail shaker that is half-filled with ice cubes.
  2. Shake the mixture well, and strain it into a highball glass that is filled with ice cubes.
  3. Add Mello Yellow to the glass, and serve the drink.


  • You can customize the Cherry Gobbler cocktail by using different types of whiskey or citrus soda for a unique flavor profile.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

When making the Cherry Gobbler cocktail, be sure to use high-quality bourbon whiskey for the best flavor. You can also adjust the amount of syrup to suit your taste preferences.

Serving Suggestions

Serve the Cherry Gobbler cocktail in a highball glass with a cherry garnish for a festive touch.

Cooking Techniques

Shaking the ingredients in a cocktail shaker helps to mix them thoroughly and chill the drink.

Ingredient Substitutions

You can substitute the bourbon whiskey with another type of whiskey or even rum for a different twist on the Cherry Gobbler cocktail.

Make Ahead Tips

You can pre-mix the bourbon whiskey and syrup in a cocktail shaker and store it in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Presentation Ideas

Serve the Cherry Gobbler cocktail in a chilled glass with a cherry on top for a beautiful presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

This cocktail pairs well with grilled meats, cheese platters, and fruit desserts.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftover Cherry Gobbler cocktail in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. Serve chilled.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of the Cherry Gobbler cocktail contains approximately 200 calories.


The Cherry Gobbler cocktail contains approximately 21 grams of carbohydrates per serving.


There is no fat in the Cherry Gobbler cocktail.


There is no protein in the Cherry Gobbler cocktail.

Vitamins and minerals

The Cherry Gobbler cocktail does not contain significant amounts of vitamins or minerals.


This recipe may contain allergens such as alcohol and citrus.


The Cherry Gobbler cocktail is a moderately high-calorie drink with a moderate amount of carbohydrates.


The Cherry Gobbler cocktail is a delicious and easy-to-make drink that is perfect for any occasion. With its sweet and tangy flavors, it is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

How did I get this recipe?

I can still recall the sense of amazement I felt when I first saw this recipe for Cherry Gobbler. It was given to me by my dear friend Margaret, who had learned it from her grandmother many years ago. The name itself was intriguing, and I couldn't wait to give it a try.

Margaret and I were both avid bakers, always on the lookout for new and unique recipes to add to our repertoire. When she told me about the Cherry Gobbler, I was immediately intrigued. She described it as a rich, fruity dessert that was perfect for the holidays.

The recipe itself was quite simple, with just a few basic ingredients. The crust was made from a mixture of flour, sugar, and butter, and the filling consisted of cherries, sugar, and a touch of lemon juice. The real magic, however, came from the topping - a crumbly mixture of oats, brown sugar, and more butter.

As Margaret walked me through the steps of making the Cherry Gobbler, I couldn't help but marvel at the way the ingredients came together to create something so delicious. The crust was buttery and flaky, the filling was sweet and tart, and the topping added a wonderful crunch.

After the Cherry Gobbler came out of the oven, we couldn't wait to dig in. The aroma of cherries and butter filled the kitchen, and I knew that this dessert was going to be a hit. As we took our first bites, Margaret and I both knew that this recipe was a keeper.

From that day on, the Cherry Gobbler became a staple in my baking repertoire. I made it for family gatherings, potlucks, and special occasions, and it never failed to impress. People would always ask me for the recipe, and I was happy to share it with anyone who wanted to try their hand at making this delicious dessert.

Over the years, I have made some tweaks to the original recipe, adding a splash of almond extract to the filling or a sprinkle of cinnamon to the topping. Each variation has been met with rave reviews, and I love experimenting with different flavors and ingredients to make the Cherry Gobbler even more special.

I have passed the recipe down to my own children and grandchildren, who now make it for their own families. It brings me so much joy to see them carrying on the tradition and sharing this delicious dessert with their loved ones.

As I sit here now, reflecting on the many memories I have of making the Cherry Gobbler, I am filled with gratitude for my dear friend Margaret and her grandmother, who passed down this wonderful recipe to us. It has become a beloved part of our family's culinary history, and I know that it will continue to be enjoyed for generations to come.

So if you ever find yourself in need of a delicious and comforting dessert, look no further than the Cherry Gobbler. It's a recipe that has stood the test of time, and one that will always hold a special place in my heart.


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