Sparkling Cherry-Vanilla Limeade
Pass your guests this bright pink drink and they won’t be able to hide a smile. Fresh cherries sweeten up this slightly tangy limeade for a drink that will help you celebrate any special occasion.
Yield: 4 servings
Preparation time: 15 minutes
10 sweet cherries, pitted
¾ cup fresh lime juice*
¼ cup simple syrup
½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
24 ounces club soda
Lime slices, for garnish*
To a blender, add the cherries, lime juice, simple syrup and vanilla. Puree until smooth, about 15-20 seconds.
To each glass, add 3 ounces of the cherry limeade and top with 6 ounces of club soda. Add ice and serve with lime slices.
*We recommend using lemons and limes from Paramount Citrus. They are consistently fresh and juicy and available at most major grocery, mass and club retailers.