Wondering how to capture summer in a glass?
Muddle together blackberries and cherries with crushed ice and there you have it! Now all you have to do is grab your deck chairs, throw your legs up and take a big gulp. Cheers!
Here is a fun recipe for kids and adults alike, throw in the alcohol to make it a cheeky cocktail for you and your Mister.
INGREDIENTS (makes 2 glasses)
- 2 cups crushed ice
- 10 pitted cherries
- 10 blackberries
- 1/2 fresh lemon juiced
- 2 tablespoons lemon syrup
Optional for an alcoholic version
- 60 ml maraschino liqueur
- 30 ml gin
- Blitz together the cherries, blackberries, lemon juice and lemon syrup with the crushed ice.
- Pour into chilled glasses and serve with additional fruit on the side.
- For the alcoholic version, pour in the maraschino liqueur and gin. Mix well and serve.
TIP: Freeze the cherries and berries for a creamier texture.
Happy summer to you and yours.