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Cherry Smash

Cherry Smash
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WebMD Recipe from EatingWell.com

Celebrate fresh cherries with this mint-infused cherry cocktail. Black cherry-flavored seltzer gives the drink the most cherry flavor, but plain seltzer also works well.

Ingredients
Prep: 10 minutes | Total Time: 10 minutes
  • 1 cup
    pitted fresh or frozen (thawed) cherries
  • 1/4 cup
    fresh mint leaves, plus 4 sprigs for garnish
  • 8 teaspoons
    sugar
  • 6 ounces (3/4 cup)
    dark rum
  • 1/4 cup
    lime juice
  • 3 cups
    cherry-flavored seltzer
Instructions
  1. Divide cherries, mint leaves and sugar among 4 glasses. Mash everything together with the back of a wooden spoon. Stir in rum and lime juice. Fill glasses with ice and top with seltzer. Garnish with mint sprigs.

 

Nutritional Information

Makes: 4 servings
  • Calories163
  • Fat0 g
    • Saturated fat0 g
  • Cholesterol0 g
  • Carbohydrates16 g
    • Dietary fiber1 g
  • Protein1 g
  • Sodium2 g
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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