Cherryade

Tangy and refreshing, John Burton Race recreates this old favourite fizzy drink to mark the launch of the CherryAid campaign
By John Burton Race
Cherryade
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  • Serves: Makes 1 litre
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

  • 250 g cherries, washed and stoned
  • 4 tbsp caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 litres sparkling water
  • 1 vanilla pod, split

Method

1. Place the cherries, vanilla pod, sugar and water into a saucepan. Cover with a lid and bring to the boil, then remove lid and continue to boil until the cherries are soft.

2. Remove the vanilla pod, then transfer the mixture to a food processor and blend until smooth. Leave to cool.

3. To make the cherryade, add 2 tablespoons of purée to a glass of carbonated water.

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