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Retro Knickerbocker Glory

Retro Knickerbocker Glory

Retro Knickerbocker Glory

Served in a tall glass with layers of fruit and ice cream, this retro favorite is a welcome summer treat for sundae lovers of all ages. Those fresh summer berries are a real treat!

  • Author: Addie Gundry
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Desserts


  • 1 pint raspberries, rinsed and dried
  • 1 pint blackberries, rinsed and dried
  • 1 cup strawberries, rinsed and chopped
  • 4 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 1/4 cup maraschino cherry juice
  • Whipped topping
  • Additional fruit for topping
  • 4 cookie straws
  • 4 maraschino cherries


  1. Evenly distribute the raspberries, blackberries, and strawberries among four parfait glasses. Top with 1 cup of ice cream each. Pour maraschino cherry juice over each.
  2. Top with whipped topping, additional fruit, a cookie straw, and a maraschino cherry. Serve.


  • Use whatever fruit is in season! Peaches and raspberries work great for a melba knickerbocker while blueberries and strawberries make a patriotic knickerbocker.

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