Sparkling Sour Cherry Limeade

makes about 6 cups

6 cups pitted sour cherries

1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice

1 cup granulated sugar

1 (750 ml) bottle of sparkling water, plus more to taste

Slices of lime for garnish

In the bowl of a food processor, purée the cherries, lime juice, and sugar until smooth.  Strain the mixture through a fine mesh sieve.  Transfer the cherry mixture to a glass pitcher or beverage container.  Slowly add the sparkling water and stir to combine.  Taste and add more sparkling water if needed.  Pour over ice and garnish with slices of lime.  Enjoy!

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