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Cherry Vodka Fizzy



Turn your ripe summer cherries into a fun summer cocktail with a refreshing fizz!

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  • 2Servings


Cherry Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup fresh cherries, halved and pitted


  • 3 ounces vodka
  • 2 tablespoons cherry simple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 4 ounces Cava or Prosecco Ice


1. In a small saucepan over medium-high heat, combine water, sugar, and cherries. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. 

2. Pour syrup through a fine mesh sieve and discard cherries. Place syrup in fridge until completely chilled

3. Pour the vodka, cherry simple syrup, and lime juice into a cocktail shaker half-filled with ice. 

4. Shake well, using an up-and-down motion over your shoulder, and strain into a cocktail glass. Top cocktail with Cava or Prosecco. Garnish with fresh cherries. 

Recipe published in JOY of KOSHER with Jamie Geller Magazine Summer 2014 SUBSCRIBE NOW

Magazine Summer 2014 Cover medium

Magazine Summer 2014 Cover medium