Sparkling Cherry Limeade
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This Sparkling Cherry Limeade uses only four real ingredients - cherries, limes, water and sugar! Cherry Simple syrup mixes with lime juice and sparkling water to make a refreshing summer beverage that everyone can enjoy!
Serves: 6
  • 1 pound cherries, pitted and sliced in half
  • ¾ -1 cup sugar*
  • ¾ cup fresh lime juice
  • lime wedges for garnishing
  • Spakling water
  1. Add the cherries, sugar and ¾-1 cup of water (use the same amound of water as sugar) to a sauce pan. Simmer on low heat for 20 minutes, stirring to make sure that sugar fully dissolves. Remove from heat but don't strain the syrup, leave the cherries in there. Allow syrup to cool.
  2. To make one drink, fill a glass with ice. Add 3-4 tablespoons of cherry syrup and 6 or 7 of the cherries from the syrup. Add 2 tablespoons of lime juice, op with sparkling water. Gently stir to combing, garnish with lime wedges.
*I don't like my drinks to be overly sweet, so I used ¾ cup of sugar. If you prefer your drinks to be a little sweeter, use 1 cup of sugar.
Recipe by Fox and Briar at