Fresh Bing Cherry Lemonade
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Contributed with permission by the California Cherries and ARA Content.
Recipe type: Drink
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 pound fresh California Bing cherries, washed and pitted (about 2 cups)
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 6 cups cold water
  1. Heat sugar and 1 cup water in a small pot until sugar dissolves. Add 1 cup cherries, bring to a boil and boil until the cherries begin to soften, about two to three minutes. Set aside to cool.
  2. Strain cooled cherry syrup into a large pitcher, pressing on the cherries to release their juice. Add lemon juice and cold water. Stir in remaining cherries. Pour over ice and garnish with fresh mint.
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