Chris F. Nicholson

Hibiscus Cherry Vodka Spritz

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup fresh cherries
  • 1 tablespoon dried hibiscus flowers
  • 1-2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 piece lemon: juiced
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup vodka
  • sparkling water for topping

Directions

  1. Add the cherries to a medium size pot.
  2. Mash the cherries up useing a muddler or a fork until they are almost pulp-like.
  3. Add 1 cup of water and bring to a boil over high heat.
  4. Remove from the heat, add the hibiscus flowers.
  5. Cover and let steep for 10 minutes.
  6. Strain into a pitcher, pressing out any juice from the cherries with a fork, discard the hibiscus flowers and cherries.
  7. Add the honey, lemon juice, pineapple juice, and vodka.
  8. Chill until ready to serve.
  9. To serve, pour over ice and top with sparkling water.
  10. Cheers!

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