Who needs artificial red food coloring when homemade cherry syrup is SO easy AND delicious!?
Add ice to a blender followed by cherry juice, cherry syrup, lime juice, ginger ale and Hangar 1 Straight Vodka.. Blend until frothy. Divide among two tall glasses. Garnish each drink with a cherry and serve with straws.
Makes about 1 1/2 cups
Place cherries, sugar, lime peels, lime juice and water in a sauce pot over medium heat. Cook until cherries are bursting and liquid starts to bubble, about 7-8 minutes. Remove cherry syrup from heat and let cherries cool/steap for about 1o minutes. Remove cherries from the syrup and strain cooled cherry syrup into a pint size mason jar. Mixture will keep in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.