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Cherry Lemon Cooler
Servings: Yields 4 servings
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
3 cup water
1 cup sugar
1 cup Fresh sweet cherries, halved and pitted
1 cup Fresh lemon juice, refrigerated
1 container (liter) club soda or seltzer
1 oz Fresh mint leaves (optional for garnish)
1 cup Fresh sweet cherries, whole with stems (optional for garnish)
1. Combine water and sugar in small saucepan; add halved cherries. Bring mixture to boil; reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.
2. Strain syrup into container with tight fitting lid; discard cherries. Refrigerate syrup until cold.
3. Fill a tall 12 to 16-ounce glass with ice. Pour 1/4 cup lemon juice and 1/3 cup syrup over ice and top with club soda. Garnish with whole fresh cherries and mint leaves.
Leftover syrup may be stored, refrigerated, up to one week.
Source: Northwest Cherries
* Percent Daily Values are based on 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:
|Servings||Yields 4 servings|
|Calories||140 kcal (7%)|
|Calories from Fat||0 kcal (0%)|
|Total Fat||0 g (0%)|
|Total Carbohydrates||37 g (12%)|
|Dietary Fiber||128 g (512%)|
|Protein||0 g (0%)|