Honey Sweetened Fresh Cherry Limeade is zesty and OH-SO refreshing! Delicious for party hosting or sippin’ with your pooch!
- 1 C Pitted Fresh Sweet Cherries 175g
- 1/2 C Water 116g
- 1/3 C Raw Honey 90g
- 2 tsp Lime Zest
- 1/3 C Lime Juice fresh squeezed (about two limes), 55g
- 30 oz Club Soda 850g
- Slices Fresh Cherries and Lime for Garnish
- Vodka - To make others more interesting
For the Syrup:
In a medium sauce pot, add the cherries and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, mash up the cherries a bit then put a lid on it and simmer for 15 minutes.
In a blender, add the cherries, all their juices, honey, zest and lime juice. Blend until smooth. If any solids remain, strain mixture using a fine mesh strainer. Chill before making the Limeades. Store in the refrigerator for up to one week in a lidded container or freeze for up to one month.
For the Drinks:
For individual servings, fill each 8oz (225g) glass with ice. Pour 2oz (30g) of syrup into each glass, 1oz vodka then top off with club soda. Stir, and garnish with cherries and lime slices.