Sour-Cherry Mojitos

Sour-Cherry Mojitos


  • 1 1/4 cups sugar 

  • 2/3 cup fresh lemon juice (from about 3 lemons) 

  • 3 pounds frozen pitted sour cherries, partially thawed with juices 

  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves, plus more for serving 

  • 2 to 3 cups vodka 

  • 6 cups sparkling water


  1. Bring sugar and 1 1/4 cups water to a boil in a small saucepan, stirring until sugar is dissolved, 3 minutes. Remove from heat; let cool 15 minutes. Syrup can be refrigerated for up to 1 month. 

  2. Combine lemon juice, fruit, and basil in a bowl. Add syrup; mash lightly to release juices. Refrigerate at least 1 day and up to 4 days. 

  3. Combine fruit mixture and vodka in a pitcher or punch bowl; ladle about 1/3 cup into each glass. Fill with ice. Top with sparkling water, garnish with more basil, and serve.

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