Cherry Limeade Slush (Sonic Copycat)
Cherry Limeade Slush is a copycat recipe of your favorite Sonic Drive-In Drink. This drink recipe has the perfect balance of cherry and lime flavor. It is a perfect way to cool down and relax on a hot summer’s day.
I am totally enjoying the lazy days of summer. I really can’t say they have been lazy since we are in the thick of summer farm life. But I like to think of summer as a laid-back time for most people. In a few short weeks, chaos will ensue.
The kids will be heading back to school, their social and activity schedules will be packed and things will be downright crazy as we head into the fall season on our farm. Yes, soon, the season of fall will smack all of us in the head. Forcing us to face the reality that the lazy days of summer are behind us and the frantic fall days are here.
But fall isn’t here yet and I am totally getting way ahead of myself….so let’s enjoy all that summer has to offer.
That includes sipping this refreshing Cherry Limeade Slush poolside. I am savoring EVERY. LAST. SECOND. OF. SUMMER!!!!
Refreshing Cherry Limeade is the perfect way to quench your thirst this summer! Cool, delicious, sweet and tart, this quick and easy cherry limeade recipe is a winner!
If you recall, slushy drinks are my weakness that I enjoy any time of the year, not just during the summer. This recipe is my copycat version of the Sonic Drive-In Cherry Limeade. Five simple ingredients are all it takes to whip up this delicious Cherry Limeade Slush.
Another weakness of mine is cherry-flavored ANYTHING! Sweet maraschino cherries add the perfect cherry flavor to this drink. I am slightly obsessed with those too. Once I opened the jar, I kept popping them in my mouth – one after the other. I had to make sure I saved enough for the drink.
How To Make A Cherry Limeade Slush (Sonic Copycat)
Cherry Limeade Slush Tips & Directions:
Tip 1: If you can’t find frozen lime concentrate, you can use fresh lime juice instead. I would just add a little more cherry juice for some extra sweetness.
Tip 2: You can add everything at once to the blender. It is super simple to make. If you like your slush extra slushie, then just add more ice before blending.
Tip 3: It’s all about the garnish. Add lime slices and cherries for a pretty garnish.
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Main Dish: Parmesan-Dijon Chicken
Side Dish 1: Green Bean & Bacon Salad
Side Dish 2: Classic Macaroni Salad
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This is pure slushy heaven, and that makes me really happy. So, as the final days of summer wind down, cheers to great summer memories, an exciting year ahead and this delicious Cherry Limeade Slush! No trip through the Sonic Drive-Thru needed for this tasty slushie recipe.
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Cherry Limeade Slush
- 1/2 Cup frozen lime concentrate
- 3/4 cup maraschino cherries,without stems, drained
- 1/2 cup maraschino cherry juice
- 1 cup lemon-lime soda
- 1 Lime - juiced
- 2 - 3 cups ice
- Maraschino Cherry - for garnish
- Lime Wedge - for garnish
- Add ingredient to a blender along with 2-3 cups of ice cubes. If you like a thicker drink, add less ice.
- Process until ingredients are combined and smooth.
- Garnish with cherry and lime wedge.
What a perfect summer treat. I love slushies to cool down on these summer days and this one looks so easy to make and refreshing.
Dear Melissa – this looks so delightful! I would love one of these slushies. Great flavors. I know. I can’t believe fall is right around the corner. And in the south school has already started. It’s just not right….so enjoying these last fleeting days of summer…
I’m dreading school starting because of the crazy scheduling. This looks so yummy! A fabulous drink for summer, fall, winter, basically all year round!
I need a big glass of this on a hot summer day! It is the perfect sweet treat!
I don’t think I’m quite ready for fall yet either, and I don’t even have kids in school yet! I love cherry lime slushies, I need to try this out at home!
It has been a while since I’ve had maraschino cherries, but now your recipe has me craving them alongside your delicious looking drink! It has been hot here lately and this looks so refreshing!
This is seriously delicious looking! I’m a huge cherry fan!
This is the perfect summer treat! I love the mix of sweet cherries and sour lime!