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Make a big batch or single serve, this Honey Sweetened Fresh Cherry Limeade is refined sugar free, zesty and SO refreshing!

Honey Sweetened Fresh Cherry Limeade

Make a big batch or single serve, this Honey Sweetened Fresh Cherry Limeade is refined sugar free, zesty and SO refreshing! Freezer friendly!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 5 Servings
Author Traci York | Vanilla And Bean

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

For the Syrup:

  1. 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.
  2. 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:

  1. For individual servings, fill each 8oz (225g) glass with ice. Pour 2oz (30g) of syrup into each glass, then top off with club soda. Stir, and garnish with cherries and lime slices.
  2. For a pitcher, fill a pitcher with ice. Add all the syrup to a pitcher, then top with 30 oz (850g) of club soda. Stir and garnish with cherries and limes. Serve right away.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Whole Foods.