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cherry lemonade

Recipe by
Cindi M. Bauer
Marshfield, WI

Marg (CaymanDesigns) at food.com, inspired me to make this lemonade. The maraschino cherry juice gave this lemonade a lovely shade of pink and a hint of cherry flavor. When making this lemonade, I used a bottled lemon juice rather than fresh lemon juice, as that is what I had on hand, and it tasted great!

yield 1 -1/2 quarts (48-ounces)
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For cherry lemonade

  • 1-1/4 cups
    lemon juice, bottled or fresh
  • 3/4 cup
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup
    maraschino cherry juice
  • 4 cups
    cold water
  • crushed ice, or ice cubes
  • lemon slices, to garnish beverage
  • maraschino cherries, to garnish beverage

How To Make cherry lemonade

  • 1
    In a pitcher, add the lemon juice and sugar; stir to combine.
  • 2
    Add the cherry juice and water; stirring briskly to mix.
  • 3
    Add crushed ice or ice cubes to a beverage glass.
  • 4
    Add cherry lemonade to the glass filled with ice.
  • 5
    Garnish each glass with a lemon slice and a maraschino cherry.
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