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!

Sparkling Cherry Limeade

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!
5 from 2 votes
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Course: Beverages
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound cherries pitted and sliced in half
  • 3/4 -1 cup sugar*
  • 3/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • lime wedges for garnishing
  • sparkling water

Instructions

  • Add the cherries, sugar and 3/4-1 cup of water (use the same amount 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.
  • 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.

Notes

*I don't like my drinks to be overly sweet, so I used 3/4 cup of sugar. If you prefer your drinks to be a little sweeter, use 1 cup of sugar.
Nutritional information is an estimate for your convenience. If you have strict nutritional needs, please do your due diligence to make sure this recipe fits your needs.
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