Taste Tested: Cherry Mojito Slushies

Ice to meet you, slushy season! This week, Julia’s giving three cheers for this cherry mojito recipe – guaranteed to keep you merry all summer long.

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“When life hands you cherries…well, you eat them as fast as you can. A�But when life gives you an extra pint of these flushed fruits, I highly recommend using them in this colorful cocktail. A�Bonus – the cherry simple syrup is great over ice cream!”

Cherry Mojito Slushies

Recipe: Cherry Mojito Slushies

No blender? Keep the buzz going with a classic mojito – muddle mint and fresh cherries, add alcohol, simple syrup and top with club soda. A�

Ingredients

  • 3 oz Ontario gin (we love Dillon’sA�grape-based option) or rum
  • 2 oz fresh lime juice
  • 3 oz cherry simple syrup (see below)
  • 8 sprigs Ontario mint (plus more to garnish)
  • 1 cup Ontario cherries, pitted and halved
  • 2 cups ice cubes

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in blender.
  2. Garnish with fresh mint.
  3. Enjoy!

Preparation time: 5 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 2

About Taste Tested

From the farm to the table, it�s easy to be inspired by Ontario�s endless parade of edibles. WithA�?Taste Tested?, OCTA�s staff are sharing their freshest finds and dishing outA�their favourites of the season. A�Come discover what�s on our table � literally!

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