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Cherry Limeade

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


8 servings

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
Cherry Limeade Recipe photo by Taste of Home


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


  1. In a large pitcher, combine lime juice and sugar. Cover and refrigerate. Just before serving, stir cherry juice, carbonated water and some ice cubes into lime juice mixture. Garnish with maraschino cherries and lime slices.

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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