Spiked Cherry Limeade (Easy!)

A yummy sweet-tart cocktail that will cheer up anyone, this cherry limeade goes down easy and is easy to make.

Need an easy and crowd-pleasing summertime cocktail? This spiked cherry limeade mixes up in minutes and is perfect for an afternoon with friends.

glass of pink cocktail with cherry and ilme slice

You’ll love this drink because it’s refreshing, flavorful and perfect for the summer. Whether you’re looking for a new cocktail to add to your rotation or want to mix something special for a party, this drink is sure to impress. Be sure to serve it with some ice and lime slices so you can enjoy all the delicious flavors. Enjoy!

How to make spiked cherry limeade

It’s the easiest thing in the world. (Maybe too easy!)

What you’ll need

grenadine, vodka, frozen limeade, and cherries on white counter
  • frozen limeade concentrate 
  • vodka
  •  grenadine
  • fresh lime slices
  • maraschino cherries

Step by step

To make our perfect drink, start with diluting your limeade concentrate. Pour it into a large pitcher and add water along with the vodka.

diluted limeade in clear pitcher, pouring in red grenadine

Just add grenadine and you’ll be read. Fill your glass with ice and add limes slices. Pour in your cocktail, add some cherries, and enjoy!

Tips for success

  • Embrace the frozen limeade. It’s cheap, easy, and tastes great.
  • Plain vodka is my favorite with this recipe, but a fruity one would be good too.
  • If you live near a Sonic or Chick-fil-a, try buying some of their ice. It’s the best!

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Recipe for spiked cherry limeade

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Spiked Cherry Limeade

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A yummy sweet-tart cocktail that will cheer up anyone, this cherry limeade goes down easy and is easy to make.
Prep Time:10 mins
Total Time:10 mins
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Equipment

  • Large pitcher

Ingredients

  • 1 12 ounce can frozen limeade concentrate thawed in fridge
  • cup vodka
  • 40 ounces water per package di
  • ˝ cup grenadine
  • fresh lime slices
  • maraschino cherries

Instructions

  • Dilute the limeade concentrate. Pour the concentrate into a large pitcher and add the water and vodka, stirring to combine.
  • Add the grenadine. Pour in the grenadine and mix well.
  • Add garnish and serve. Fill glasses with ice and add lime slices. Pour in the limeade and garnish with a few cherries.

Notes

Prefer a non-alcoholic verison?  Just leave out the vodka and add an extra 1 1/2 cup water

Nutrition

Calories: 210kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Sodium: 17mg | Potassium: 8mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American, Southern
Keyword: spiked cherry limeade, vodka cherry limeade
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 210kcal
Author: Katie Shaw
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This recipe is perfect for a quick and easy summertime drink that will impress your guests. The best part? It only takes minutes to make, so you can whip up a batch in no time! Whether you’re looking for an alternative cocktail or want to mix something special, this spiked cherry limeade is sure to please.

By on April 1st, 2022

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