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cherry lemonade

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

The whole family loves this stuff. It's so sweet and tangy and delicious for the summer!

(1 rating)
yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For cherry lemonade

  • 2 c
  • 1 c
  • rhind of 3 lemons
  • 1 1/4 c
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1 jar
    (6 oz.) maraschino cherries, undrained
  • 1
    1/2 gallon pitcher/container
  • water

How To Make cherry lemonade

  • 1
    Combine sugar, water, and lemon rhind in medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Boil 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; cool, Remove rhind and stir in lemon juice. Add cherries and juice to syrup. Cover and refrigerate. Syrup may be stored up to a month in the refrigerator.
  • 2
    To make lemonade, pour the syrup into a half gallon container and fill with water, stir. For 1 glass at a time, add 1/3 cup syrup to 1 cup cold water. Serve over ice in a 16 oz. glass.