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Cherry Lime Cocktail (spiked cherry limeade!)

Cherry Lime Cocktail (spiked cherry limeade!)


Hello! It’s Summer season Cocktail Friday! Are you prepared for #3 in our collection? Good, me too.

After making this unimaginable Cherry Lime Smoothie a number of weeks in the past our staff fell in love with ALL THINGS CHERRIES. So, you realize we needed to convey make a cocktail model of that scrumptious, nostalgic cherry limeade taste.

Enter: the cherry lime cocktail of your desires. This spiked cherry limeade is equal elements candy and tart with a enjoyable, bubbly end that may have you ever and your friends leaping for pleasure. We’re mixing it up from the beautiful margarita recipes we like to share and bringing you this vodka-punch-style cocktail made with recent elements (no mysterious jungle juice right here). I like this one as a result of there’s no have to mix or pressure something, simply combine and serve.

After all, be happy to depart out the vodka to make the proper mocktail! Nevertheless you make it, keep in mind so as to add a stunning sugar rim and a few recent cherries & lime slices on prime for the final word deal with. Cheers!

cherry lime cocktail in two glasses next to limes and cherries

Elements on this cherry lime cocktail

This attractive spiked cherry limeade is the proper stability of candy and tart utilizing tremendous easy elements. Right here’s what you’ll want:

  • Tart cherry juice: make sure you use high quality cherry juice that’s not from focus in order that the cocktail has a real cherry taste.
  • Sweetener: be happy to make use of agave or easy syrup to sweeten the cocktail. See beneath to learn to make your individual easy syrup!
  • Lime: you’ll want each recent lime juice and limeade for that tart punch. I used this model on this recipe as a result of it doesn’t have that overly synthetic taste.
  • Vodka: we’re including the occasion and spiking this cherry limeade with vodka!
  • Soda water: who doesn’t love bubbly cocktail? A few cans of soda water (aka seltzer water or membership soda) will do the trick.
  • To serve: I wish to rim the glasses with coarse sugar and add recent lime slices and cherries. So fairly.

cherry limeade cocktail in a pitcher

Make your individual easy syrup

A fast shortcut for easy syrup: shake equal elements granulated sugar and water (1/4 cup every could be sufficient for all 6 cherry lime cocktails) in a small jar for 1-2 minutes till the sugar dissolves. That’s it!

pouring a spiked cherry limeade into a glass

Can I make a mocktail?

Completely! Be happy to depart the vodka out to make a enjoyable selfmade cherry limeade mocktail.

two cherry lime cocktails next to fresh cherries

Jazz up every glass

As an alternative of salt (like in my margarita recipes) I like so as to add a sugar rim to the glasses for this cherry lime cocktail! To take action, you’ll minimize a wedge from a lime and rub the minimize aspect of the lime alongside the rim of the glass. Pour common or coarse sugar onto a small plate and dip the moist glass rim into the sugar to coat it. Then make your vodka cherry limeade and pour it into the glasses with ice.

I additionally like garnishing with recent lime slices and cherries for a reasonably look.

two cherry lime cocktails in glasses

Scrumptious cherry lime cocktail in 4 easy steps

  1. Make the bottom. Begin by stirring collectively the cherry juice, agave, lime juice, and vodka in a big pitcher till the agave dissolves.
  2. Add the fillers. Gently stir in ice, limeade, and 1 of the cans of soda water.
  3. Prep your glasses. When you’d like, add the sugar rim to your glasses in addition to ice.
  4. Garnish & serve. Pour the cocktail into every glass, leaving a bit room on the prime, then prime every glass with a splash of extra soda water. Garnish with a recent lime slice and a cherry should you’d like!

top-down view of two glasses of spiked cherry limeade

Our favourite cocktail-making instruments

  • The right cocktail shaker (you received’t want it for this particular recipe)
  • I like utilizing this hand juicer for all issues juicing
  • Good glasses like those I used on this recipe
  • pitcher for serving a celebration

Get all of our go-to kitchen necessities right here!

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I hope you like this spiked cherry limeade recipe! When you make it make sure you go away a remark and a score so I understand how you preferred it. Take pleasure in, xo!

cherry lime cocktail garnished with a lime wedge and a cherry

Prep Time 10 minutes

Complete Time 10 minutes

Serves6 servings

Completely candy and tart spiked cherry limeade made with 6 easy elements for a beautiful occasion pitcher! This simple cherry lime cocktail comes collectively in simply 10 minutes and is nice for serving friends at your subsequent gathering. Choices to make it right into a scrumptious mocktail included!


  • For the cocktail:
  • 1 cup tart cherry juice (not from focus)
  • ¼ cup agave or easy syrup
  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 cup vodka
  • 3 cups ice cubes
  • 1 ½ cups limeade (we used Santa Cruz natural)
  • 2 cans (3-4 cups) soda water
  • For serving:
  • Lime wedge for rimming the glass
  • Coarse or common sugar for rimming the glass
  • Ice cubes
  • Recent lime slices
  • Recent cherries (elective)


  • Add cherry juice, agave (or easy syrup), lime juice, and vodka to a big pitcher and stir with a spoon till the agave dissolves.

  • Add in 3 cups of ice, limeade, and 1 can of soda water, stirring gently to combine.

  • Put together your glasses: Add sugar to a small plate. Use a lime wedge to moist the rim of the glass, then dip the rim of the glass within the sugar, rolling backward and forward till nicely coated. Add ice cubes into the glasses.

  • Pour cherry limeade into glasses, leaving a little bit of room on the prime, and prime with a splash of soda water. Garnish with a cherry and slice of lime on the rim of the glass. Cheers!

Recipe Notes

To make it a mocktail, simply pass over the vodka.


Serving: 1cocktailEnergy: 180kcalCarbohydrates: 22.9gProtein: 0.2gFiber: 0.2gSugar: 19.4g



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