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Cherry Lemonade

This easy cherry lemonade recipe is the perfect sweet and refreshing Summer drink. It’s made with fresh cherries for a healthy kick!

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 litre
Calories 68kcal
Author Shivani Raja


  • 1 cup/ 220 grams Fresh Cherries
  • 2 Lemons
  • 1/3 cup/ 65 grams Icing Sugar or maple/agave syrup
  • 1.5 cups/ 400 ml Water add more if desired


  • Remove the stones from 1 cup cherries then to a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth.
  • Strain the cherry puree through a fine mesh sieve into a pitcher.
  • Add the juice of 2 lemons to the pitcher, along with 1.5 cups water. Stir to combine.
  • Add the sugar to the pitcher 1 tbsp at a time, tasting after each addition until you have reached your desired sweetness.
  • Serve over ice and enjoy!


  • Store this lemonade in the fridge to keep cool, and use within 2 days.