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Black Cherry Spritzer - A sweet and refreshing mixture of homemade cherry syrup paired with a black cherry flavored seltzer water. Serve this up at your next summer gathering and watch it all disappear!

Black Cherry Spritzer

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Course Drinks
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 1 Drink
Calories 160 kcal
Author Katerina | Diethood

Ingredients

FOR THE CHERRY SYRUP

  • 2 pounds dark-sweet cherries , pitted and halved
  • 1/2 cup white granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup water

FOR THE DRINKS

  • crushed ice
  • 1.5 ounces cherry syrup
  • 6 ounces Black Cherry White Claw Hard Seltzer
  • cherries
  • lime wedges
  • mint

Instructions

MAKE THE CHERRY SYRUP

  1. Combine cherries, sugar, and water in a saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  2. Continue to cook over medium-high heat for 20 minutes.
  3. Reduce to a simmer and cover, cooking on low heat for 10 minutes, or until soft.
  4. Remove from heat and strain over a bowl using a fine mesh strainer to mash the cherry juice from the cherries.
  5. Let syrup cool at room temperature.
  6. Seal into an airtight jar and store for up to 2 weeks.

TO MAKE THE DRINKS

  1. Add crushed ice to a large glass, about half way up.
  2. Pour cherry syrup over ice.
  3. Add cherries and lime wedges.
  4. Slowly pour in the White Claw Hard Seltzer.
  5. Garnish with mint.
  6. Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Black Cherry Spritzer
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 160
% Daily Value*
Fat 0g0%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Sodium 0mg0%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 1.2g5%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 1g2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.