Sour Cherry Syrup

Use this syrup in a Sour Cherry French 75, a seasonal twist on a Shirley Temple, or drizzled liberally into soda water to make an Italian soda.

Sour Cherry French 75 780 | Umami Girl-2

Tip

After straining, use the cherries themselves in a smoothie or even in our Sour Cherry Cornbread Muffins.

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Sour Cherry Syrup

Use this syrup in the Sour Cherry French 75, a seasonal twist on a Shirley Temple, or drizzled into soda water to make an Italian soda. Keeps tightly covered in the fridge for a week.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Serves Makes about 1 cup of syrup

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup pitted sour cherries

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small pot. Set over medium-high heat to boil. Reduce heat to maintain a brisk simmer, stirring occasionally. Cook for 10-15 minutes, until liquid is red and slightly thickened. Strain liquid and discard (or eat!) cherries. Use when completely cooled.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size:

1 tablespoon

Amount Per Serving:

Calories:: 20 Total Fat:: 0g Carbohydrates:: 7g Fiber:: 0g Protein:: 0.1g

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