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Cherry Limeade

My guests enjoy this refreshing cherry-topped drink. It's just right on a hot southern summer evening. And it's pretty, too.—Awynne Thurstenson, Siloam Springs, Arkansas
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 liters lime carbonated water, chilled
  • 1/2 cup maraschino cherry juice
  • 8 maraschino cherries with stems
  • 8 lime slices

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine lime juice and sugar. Cover and refrigerate. Just before serving, stir carbonated water into lime juice mixture.
  • For each serving, place 1 tablespoon cherry juice in a glass. Add crushed ice and about 1 cup of lime juice mixture. Garnish with a maraschino cherry and a lime slice.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 142 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (31g sugars, 2g fiber), 0 protein.

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  • mifediba
    Dec 10, 2012

    No comment left

  • starock15
    Apr 8, 2011

    the best drink i ever had mmmmmmm

  • richtercory
    Mar 7, 2010

    It was ok. I personally didn't like the carbonated lime water. Maybe Sprite or 7-Up might have been better?