Yucca Flats

READY IN: 8hrs 5mins
Recipe by Huron Dave

We drink this when we are camping or playing cards. It is a fruity drink that really creeps up on you, but it doesn't taste of alcohol. This recipe is over 40 years old.

Top Review by loof751

Yowsa - this is a good drink - but strong! I made 1/4 of the recipe using about 16 oz of vodka. Served over lots of ice this was so refreshing, and just loved the "drunken cherries". I think it would be great to use this method with tequila and limeade, or amaretto and orange juice. Thanks for posting this recipe! Made for Spring PAC 2009

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (1 3/4 ml) bottle vodka (the cheapest one)
  • 1 (16 ounce) can frozen lemonade concentrate
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 (12 ounce) jars maraschino cherries (juice and all)
  • ice


  1. This is best when made 8 to 10 hours ahead to let the ice melt.
  2. Start with a 1 gallon liquid insulated drink cooler.
  3. Combine all ingredients and mix well.
  4. Fill the cooler to the top with ice cubes.
  5. Shake the cooler occasionally over the next 8 to 10 hours.
  6. Serve over ice with the spiked cherries.
  7. Enjoy!

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