Homemade Cherry Limeade Recipe

Lori Taylor is the Founder & CEO of The Produce Moms. For ten years she sold fresh produce to over 300 grocery stores throughout the United States, and today she is fully focused on working with the produce supply chain, media, and government to increase fresh produce access & consumption in the US and around the globe.

Looking for an easy Cherry Limeade recipe that contains fresh cherries, lime juice, lime zest and a homemade simple syrup recipe? Then this recipe is for you! It’s a summertime must, and you can make it homemade in a matter of minutes!


– 1 1/2 cups Sage Fruit Dark Sweet cherries. pitted – 1/2 cup sugar – 2 cups water – 5 limes approximately ½ cup lime juice – 2 teaspoons finely grated lime zest – ice – additional water – Cherries & lime slice for garnish

Step 1 In a small saucepan combine sugar and 2 cups water. Heat to a boiling. Turn off and let cool to room temperature.

Homemade Cherry Limeade Recipe

Step 2   Meanwhile, blend pitted cherries in a blender until pureed smooth. SEE NOTES if you would like no pulp.

Homemade Cherry Limeade Recipe

Step 3   In a 2-qt pitcher combine syrup from step 1, lime juice, lime zest, cherry puree, 3 cups of ice. Fill with water to the 2-quart line. Enjoy immediately or refrigerate until serving.

Homemade Cherry Limeade Recipe

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