Homemade Cherry Limeade Recipe

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 163kcal
Author: Becky Hardin - The Cookie Rookie
This homemade cherry limeade recipe is filled with fresh cherries & limes. One of the most refreshing summer drinks, with or without alcohol!
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  • 3 cups cherries pitted
  • 2 limes sliced (you can leave the peel on)
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 6 cups water divided
  • 1 cup lemon lime soda
  • ½ cup good quality vodka optional
  • Ice for serving
  • Garnish: Cherries and lime slices


  • Place cherries, limes, and sugar in a high powered blender with 2 cups water. Blend until fully combined and smooth.
  • Strain the liquid fully and then pour into a large pitcher and stir in the remaining 4 cups water and 1 cup lemon lime soda. Stir in the vodka if adding.
  • Serve over ice garnished with cherries and limes. Enjoy!



Calories: 163kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Sodium: 17mg | Potassium: 175mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Vitamin C: 11.3mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 0.4mg