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Cherry Lemonade Refreshing Drink

This cherry lemonade refreshing drink is one of my favorite summer beverages. It is easy to make and non-alcoholic so the whole family can enjoy it! 

Sometimes, we have this special lemonade for parties in the winter months. However, we always seem to have this drink option at our summer gatherings. Heck, we have a pitcher of this in our refrigerator most summer days.

Cherry Lemonade Refreshing Drink

Perfect Summertime Beverage to Keep in the Refrigerator

It has the perfect hint of sweetness and tartness. It is hard not to chug down the first glass and pour another one right away. At least, that is what my husband does. I must admit, I had two full glasses of this yesterday. If someone stops by, they are happy to enjoy a glass with us.

Refreshing Summer Drink
Refreshing Summer Drink

Easy Cherry Lemonade Takes Minutes to Make

This easy cherry lemonade takes just minutes to make. No saucepan or simple syrup are required. I love recipes like this that taste like you spent extra time making this when it just takes a few minutes to combine the flavors.

Use a powdered lemonade mix, following the instructions on the canister to make 2 quarts, slice up a lemon and throw it in. Add an entire jar of Maraschino cherries, using all the juice and all the cherries. Mix it all together and serve over ice.

Enjoy the perfect cherry lemonade at home, cookouts, and parties.

Garnishing Drink with a Lemon
Garnishing Drink with a Lemon

Garnish the Beverage for a Pretty Party Look

If I know ahead of time that guests are coming over, I make sure to have more cherries on hand and plenty of lemons. Dress it up with lemon slices and few fresh cherries and it is sure to impress your guests. Sometimes, a spring of mint is pretty in the glass and it adds a bit of fresh flavor too.

Adding Garnishes to Lemonade
Adding Garnishes to Lemonade

It is just those little touches that turn an ordinary cherry lemonade into a special party beverage. Turn it from ordinary to WOW with a pretty glass and a garnish or two.

Cherry Lemonade Refreshing Drink
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Cherry Lemonade Refreshing Drink

This cherry lemonade refreshing drink is one of my favorite summer beverages. It is easy to make and non-alcoholic so the whole family can enjoy it! 
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy recipe, make ahead, party punch, summer party
Servings: 8 Servings
Calories: 136kcal

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 Cups Pink Lemonade Drink Mix I used Country Time
  • 2 Quarts Water
  • 10 Ounce Maraschino Cherries 1 jar
  • Ice

Instructions

  • Measure 3/4 cup of the lemonade mix.
    Measuring Lemonade Mix (1)
  • Mix in a gallon glass jar or large pitcher. Add the lemonade mix, 2 quarts of water and the juice from the maraschino cherry jar. Mix until the lemonade mix is dissolved.
    Mixing Lemonade Drink
  • Add ice to your pitcher and glass. Pour in the cherry lemonade and garnish with the Maraschino Cherries and sliced lemons if you have them on hand.
    Refreshing Summer Drink

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Nutrition

Serving: 8ounces | Calories: 136kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 24mg | Potassium: 37mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 16IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg


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