Derived from the historical use of the technique of preserving cherries in maraschino liqueur, an alcoholic beverage produced by the fermentation of Marasca cherries; the name continued to be used after production methods moved to nonalcoholic forms of preservation during the period of Prohibition in the United States.
Maraschino-cherry Sentence Examples
Don't forget to garnish with a Maraschino cherry in the middle of the creamy top.
Mix well, and then finish with a garnish of a maraschino cherry.
Garnish the drink with an orange wedge, maraschino cherry or twist of orange peel.
Prepare as above, adding a maraschino cherry to the garnish.
Apple wedges are ideal, but a maraschino cherry is a great choice too.