Cherry Syrup

Makes 2 cup of syrup.


  • 2 pounds fresh cherries, pitted
  • 2 cup sugar


  1. Mix the cherries and sugar together and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Cool for another 1/2 hour.
  2. After cooled, strain the syrup and leave the cherry pulp*. Enjoy with pancakes, in drinks, or as a sweet treat.

For Cherry Refresher  (Drink), click here.

*Pulp may be used on top of waffles or biscuits.

Cherry Refresher with a Hint of Mint (Drink)

Cherry Refresher

Makes 1 glass.


  • 2-3 tablespoons cherry syrup (for Cherry Syrup click here)
  • lemon juice (from 1 lemon)
  • crushed/shaved ice
  • 3/4 cup sparkling water (flavored optional)
  • 3-4 pieces of mint


  1. Pour the sparkling water in a glass.
  2. Add the cherry syrup and lemon juice.
  3. Add the desired amount of shaved/crushed ice, top with mint, and serve.