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a glass of cherry limeade garnished with a lime wedge
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4.75 from 4 votes

Cherry Limeade

This Cherry Limeade is delicious, refreshing, and so easy to make! It is the perfect kid-friendly drink on a hot day.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Cooling Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 15 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: kid friendly, summer recipe
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 190kcal
Author: Lisa Longley


  • 12 ounces frozen cherries thawed
  • 1 cup fresh lime juice about 10 medium limes
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 cups of water divided


  • In a food processor or blender, puree the cherries and lime juice together so that the cherries are very fine.
  • In a saucepan over low heat, bring the cherry-lime mixture, 1 cup of water, and the sugar to a low boil, stirring consistently. Simmer until the sugar is compltely dissolved
  • Strain the mixture into a large pitcher and allow it cool completely in the refrigerator. This will take about 2 hours.
  • Add the remaining three cups of water and serve over ice.



Serving: 6ounces | Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 5mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 42g