Friday, September 4, 2009

Bing Cherry Mojitos

I love the color of this drink! Looks like fall.....

(recipe and picture via Martha Stewart)
Serves 12
1 1/4 cups sugar
1 1/4 cups freshly squeezed lime juice, about 9 limes
3 pounds Bing cherries
18 ounces best-quality black cherry or plain vodka (
1 bottle sparkling water (750 mL)

1.Bring sugar and 1 1/4 cups water to a boil in a small saucepan, stirring until sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat; let cool completely. (Makes about 2 cups syrup.) Syrup can be refrigerated in an airtight container up to 1 month.

2.Put lime juice into a medium nonreactive bowl. Halve and pit cherries; add to lime juice. Stir in syrup. Refrigerate at least 1 hour (up to overnight).

3.Stir cherry mixture and vodka in a large serving bowl. Fill 12 glasses with ice. Spoon 1/2 cup cherry-vodka mixture into each glass. Top off with sparkling water.


1 comment:

  1. OMG-looks delicious! Is 6am too early for a cocktail-technically it is fruit juice so it should be okay, right? :)


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