Cherry Limeades

This is an easy and delicious recipe to serve on a hot summer day! We think it's better than Sonic's! Enjoy!

1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup water
1/2 cup lime juice (between 4-6 limes)
1/2 cup pure cherry juice
2 cans club soda
maraschino cherries for garnish

In small saucepan, dissolve sugar in the water over medium heat to create a simple syrup. Set aside when done to cool completely. Meanwhile, juice the limes. In serving pitcher, combine syrup, lime juice, and cherry juice. Add club soda when ready to serve. Stir together to combine and serve immediately over crushed ice. Garnish with maraschino cherries and/or sliced limes. Serves 4

*To easily squeeze juice from limes, first heat each lime for 10 seconds in microwave. Then roll limes in circular motion for 30-40 seconds. Slice limes in half and squeeze juice into a measuring glass.
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