Hot Eats and Cool Reads: Cherry Limeade Recipe... Surprise Recipe Swap

May 20, 2013

Cherry Limeade Recipe... Surprise Recipe Swap

Hello foodies! It's once again the 20th of the month and time for the Surprise Recipe Swap! Thanks to Jutta from Hungry Little Girl for hosting every month!

This months blog is The Texan New Yorker! I was so excited to go snooping around Julie's blog and find a great recipe to make. She has so many great ice cream recipes that caught my eye. Definitely have to make one of those sometime soon. Finally after much debate, I chose to make her Cherry Limeade recipe. I am a sucker for fruity, yummy drinks and this one sounded perfect since I love cherries so much. Make sure you stop by and check out Julie's recipes!

My daughter and I both adored this limeade. It would be super refreshing on a hot summer day and I can't wait to make it for my next BBQ. The only change I made was increasing the amount of cherries and reducing the amount of sugar, since I bought a 10 ounce jar of cherries. There's never too many cherries in my opinion! :)

I hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

Cherry Limeade (print recipe)

What you need:
1 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
1/2 cup sugar
1- 2 liter bottle of lemon lime soda
1- 10 ounce jar of maraschino cherries, with juice
lime slices, for garnish

Chill all ingredients before using.

Combine lime juice, sugar and soda in a pitcher. Add cherries and lime slices, stir. Serve immediately or refrigerate until serving!

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  1. I did a drink this time around too! I'm all for Lime-Lemony drinks and I never thought of pairing it with cherry! The weather here is terrible and I'll be making this drink soon!

  2. The addition of the cherries is great! This sounds so perfect for the warmer weather we start to get now - this recipe and my balcony are calling my name :)

  3. Isn't it amazing how easy this is to make. I can't tell you how much money I wasted at Sonic before I decided to make my own.

    1. Oh my gosh, SO easy! I've never eaten at Sonic before, but so glad this can be homemade!

  4. YUM! this sounds so good... and I have all the ingredients.. Now for the weather to cooperate so I can make it...Pinning

  5. This makes is a great drink for summer! Nice SRS pick!

  6. I'm so glad you loved the cherry limeade! And I really like your idea of more cherries-less sugar, I will have to try that next time I make this. Thanks!!

    1. Thanks so much for having such a great recipe on your blog. We loved it! :)

  7. That looks so refreshing, Sheena! We don't have Sonic in Canada, but I keep seeing their commercial almost daily so I can't wait to try this :)

  8. I so need to try this, Sheena! I love Cherry Limeade at Sonic and this would be so much cheaper! Pinned to try!

    1. Thanks so much for sharing at last week's All my Bloggy Friends - Linda and I look forward to seeing what you share this week! :)

  9. This sounds perfect for the crazy summer heat we're facing at the moment. Yummy flavors. Great pick for SRS.

  10. So refreshing, yum!
    We would love it if you would link up at our linky party:
    Two Girls and a Party
    Live every Wednesday to Sunday. Hosted by:
    Dana @ This Silly Girl's Life
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    We hope to see you there!

  11. Hi! Visiting from Whimsey Wed. This looks awesome! I love Cherry Limeade. Pinned to try this summer and now following on Bloglovin'
    ~Jackie @ The Non-Martha Momma

    1. So glad you stopped by! Stopping by to check out your blog and follow via Bloglovin too :)

  12. I like limeades - they're perfect for this warmer weather!

  13. Wishing you a peaceful Memorial Day Weekend and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  14. I must try this!!!! Next time you are here??? :)


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