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Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins
Use this quick syrup to make fresh cherry colas or Old Fashioned cocktails. From Bon Appetite. I love great, tart cherries!!!!!
- Using a muddler or potato masher, smash cherries and sugar in a medium bowl to release juices (it's okay to leave some cherries whole). Stir in 3/4 cup hot water. Let stand until slightly cooled, stirring occasionally, about 30 minutes. Cover and chill. DO AHEAD Can be made 1 week ahead. Keep chilled.
- Strain syrup before using, reserving cherries for garnish.