Cherry Gin Fizz Cocktail Drink

This fruity and refreshing Cherry Gin Fizz Cocktail Drink isn’t overly sweet thanks to the natural tartness of the cherries and fresh lime juice. A touch of honey adds just the right amount of sweetness to balance out the more tart flavors, while fresh mint adds a bright note to bring it all together.

Cherry Gin Fizz Cocktail Drink
Prep Time
20 mins
 
Course: Drinks
Keyword: #gin #cocktail #cherry
Servings: 4
Ingredients
  • 2 c. dark cherries pitted (fresh or frozen)
  • 2 T. honey
  • 1 c. water
  • ¼ c. fresh lime juice
  • 1 c. fresh mint leaves washed, patted dry, and torn
  • 2 c. club soda
Optional Adults-Only Version:
  • Add 1 oz. gin per serving
Instructions
  1. Combine dark cherries, honey, and water in a small saucepan and place over medium heat. Cook, stirring frequently, for 4-5 minutes or until the mixture is warmed through and bubbly and the cherries release their juices.
  2. Remove from heat and transfer the dark cherry mixture to a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Pour into a pitcher and let cool at room temperature for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Add lime juice and mint leaves and stir to combine. Place in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
  4. To serve, fill four serving glasses with ice and add ¼ cup dark cherry mixture, ½ cup club soda, and one ounce gin, if using, to each glass. Stir gently to combine and serve immediately. Enjoy!

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