Michigan Grand Sparkling Cherry Juice

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Recipe by ReeLani

From Macinac Island's famous Grand Hotel comes this "Great Pretender" recipe by Chef Hans Burtscher. I work for AAA and every year they publish a "Great Pretenders" alcohol-free drink recipe booklet. This is my favorite one for this year. Love those cherries! I'm including chilling time in the prep time.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (750 ml) bottlemichigan sparkling cherry juice
  • 12 cup prepared sweet-and-sour mix
  • 1 cup club soda
  • 2 (2 quart) containers cherry sorbet
  • 1 pint stem-on dark sweet cherry


  1. In a blender combine cherry juice, club soda, sweet/sour mix and one container of sorbet.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Before serving, scoop remaining sorbet into glasses or punch bowl.
  4. Top with punch mixture.
  5. Garnish glasses with 2 stem-on cherries.
  6. Serve well chilled.

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