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Very Cherry Martini

Very Cherry Martini | MarlaMeridith.com

It’s kinda sorta almost the weekend…certainly time to indulge in a Very Cherry Martini. Don’t ya think?!

Recently I visited tart cherry orchards in Northern Michigan. I went there loving cherries & left there loving them even more. What better than a martini to showcase this fruits bold ‘n beautiful flavor?

These are the last few weeks of a sizzlin’ summer…indulge yourself with this skinny treat.

Very Cherry Martini | MarlaMeridith.com

These are super simple cocktails to make if you are entertaining…or just hanging out banging on the keys.

Very Cherry Martini | MarlaMeridith.com

Follow my Very Cherry Pinterest board for inspiration too.

Very Cherry Martini | MarlaMeridith.com

This would be a fun cocktail for any kind of celebration…from a mid morning brunch to a shower, wedding or birthday party.

Very Cherry Martini | MarlaMeridith.com

Grey Goose Cherry Noir is lovely in this cocktail. If you can not find this delicately flavored vodka then go for a plain one.

You can experiment with other liquors as well. You guys are good like that!

Very Cherry Martini | MarlaMeridith.com

I mixed tart cherry juice with sweet cherry fizzy water.

The cherry flavor is huge as you might imagine.

Very Cherry Martini | MarlaMeridith.com

This is a rather sweet cocktail…not like some of my other creations which are a tad less so.

Vanilla Sugar on the rim of the glass adds a special touch.

Very Cherry Martini | MarlaMeridith.com

Enjoy your cherry martinis!

Very Cherry Martini | MarlaMeridith.com

Very Cherry Martini | MarlaMeridith.com

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34 thoughts on “Very Cherry Martini

  1. Growing up, I had 3 tart cherry trees in the garden, so having fresh tart cherries in the summer was just a normal thing for us! These days, it’s impossible to find fresh tart cherries in a store. I love tart cherries, they are so soft, you can easily squeeze them to make juice. This martini is gorgeous, definitely pinned!

  2. All cherry? Now I wish I hadn’t finished my bottle of cherry noir on stupid stuff. I’ll just have to buy more & locate some of that sparkling cherry juice.