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Fresh Cherry Lemonade

Fresh Cherry Lemonade

This thirst-quenching pink lemonade recipe uses fresh cherries for the pretty pink hue and light flavor. If you like, add a splash of vodka, bourbon or rum to transform this healthy lemonade recipe into a refreshing summer cocktail.


4 servings

Prep Time

15 minutes

Total Time

15 minutes


  • 2cups sweet cherries, pitted, plus whole cherries for garnish
  • 1/2cup lemon juice
  • 1/3cup sugar
  • 2 1/2cups cold water
  • Lemon slices for garnish


  1. Combine cherries, lemon juice and sugar in a blender. Puree until smooth. Strain through a fine sieve into a pitcher. Stir in water. Serve over ice, garnished with lemon and cherries.


Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days; stir before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving (recipe makes 4 servings)

Calories 124kcal
Carbohydrate Total 32g
Total Sugars 30g
Added Sugars 17g
Fiber 0g
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Mono Saturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 11mg
Protein 0g
Potassium 191mg
Calcium 21mg
Folate 6mcg

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