This simple, refreshing recipe will be a hit with your kids this summer — and they can help you make it.
Hands-On Time: 45 minutes
Ready In: 3 hours
Yield: 10 servings in 5-ounce cups
4 cups cherries (1 1/2 to 2 pounds), washed
12 ounces frozen limeade
1 tray of ice cubes
1 cup sparkling water
- Together, you and your child can stem and pit the cherries. (Do it the old-fashioned way with your fingers, or try a handy cherry pitter [$12 at crateandbarrel.com].)
- In a blender, purée the cherries with limeade and ice cubes until smooth. Transfer to a bowl, then stir in sparkling water.
- Spoon mixture into 5-ounce paper cups and freeze until firm but not solid, about 2 hours, stirring occasionally.