Thirst Quenching Sparkling Cherry Lemonade

August 13, 2013

Quest your thirst on National Lemonade Day with this homemade cherry lemonade recipe.  This favorite summertime drink is fun, festive, and absolutely delicious.

Cherry simple syrup:
2 cup water
1 cup sugar
2 1/2 dozen fresh or frozen pitted Bing cherries

2 cups cherry simple syrup
2 cups fresh lemon juice
5-6 cups sparkling water


Place water and sugar in a saucepan over medium heat until sugar dissolves.  Puree cherries with simple syrup until finely pureed.  Stain the mixture.  Add simple syrup to the remaining ingredients.

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