Refreshing Alcohol-Free Cherry Tree
Discover the Refreshing Cherry Tree, an alcohol-free beverage bursting with fruity and refreshing flavors. Perfect for hot summer days or simply when you're looking for something sparkling and delicious. The combination of juicy cherries, fresh mint, and lemon zest, all served over a mound of crushed ice, promises an unforgettable taste experience.
- A handful of fresh, pitted cherries
- A few fresh mint leaves
- 1 thin lemon slice
- Crushed ice to fill the glass
- Sparkling water or lemon soda (according to preference)
- Cherry syrup (optional)
- In a blender, combine the pitted cherries and mint leaves. Blend until you have a smooth puree.
- Fill a glass with crushed ice, almost to the top.
- Carefully pour the cherry and mint mixture over the ice.
- Add the lemon slice to the glass.
- Fill the rest of the glass with sparkling water or lemon soda, according to your taste. If desired, add a drizzle of cherry syrup for extra sweetness.
- Gently stir with a straw or spoon to combine all the ingredients.
- Garnish with a fresh cherry or a mint leaf for a final touch.