Montmorency Tart Cherry Spritzer

Summary

Total Time: 5 Minutes
Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: N/A
Yield: 4 Drinks
Level: Beginner

Ingredients

  • 1 cup frozen Montmorency tart cherries thawed
  • 2 tablespoons 100% Montmorency tart cherry Concentrate
  • 8 teaspoons superfine white sugar
  • 4 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 bunch of fresh mint leaves
  • 3 cups wild cherry-flavored sparkling water
  • Optional: fresh lime for garnish
  • Pebble or crushed ice

Directions

Set out 4 glasses.

Divide the cherries evenly among the glasses.

Add in 1/2 tablespoon Montmorency tart cherry Concentrate, 2 teaspoons sugar, 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice, and 1 tablespoon fresh mint leaves into each glass.

Mash everything together with the back of a wooden spoon.

Fill up the glasses with pebble or crushed ice and then fill to the top with the cherry-flavored sparking water. (Divide the sparkling water evenly among the four glasses).

If desired garnish with additional mint leaves and a sliced lime.

Recipe courtesy of Chelsea Lord, chelseasmessyapron.com