Crimson Tide Mojito (Cherry Mojito)

from Martha Stewart Living


  • ¾ cup water
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 pound fresh or frozen cherries cut in half
  • 3 limes
  • ¾ cup vodka
  • sparkling water


  1. Combine water and sugar in a small saucepan over low heat. Heat, stirring, until the sugar has melted. Remove from heat; refrigerate.
  2. Put cherries in a bowl. Squeeze lime juice over top and stir to make sure the cherries are coated in juice. Stir in syrup; refrigerate at least an hour.
  3. Stir cherry mixture and vodka together. Fill glasses with ice. Put ½ cup of cherry mixture into each glass. Top with sparkling water; serve immediately.