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fresh cherry lemonade

Recipe by
Chef Potpie (Laurel)
Southworth, WA

A little bit sweet, a little bit tart. Perfectly refreshing on a hot summer day! It helps to have a cherry pitting tool for this. Add a splash of vodka, rum or bourbon to make it a summer cocktail!

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For fresh cherry lemonade

  • 50-60
    sweet cherries, pitted, (save some for garnish)
  • 2/3 c
    freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/3 c
    sugar, or to taste
  • 2 1/2 c
    ice cold water
  • lemon slices for garnish

How To Make fresh cherry lemonade

  • 1
    In a blender, place cherries, lemon juice and sugar, and puree until smooth.
  • 2
    Strain through a fine sieve into pitcher.
  • 3
    Stir in chilled water and serve in tall glasses over ice, garnished with lemon slices and cherries.