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Vodka Cherry Limeade Cocktail

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Looking for the perfect cocktail to enjoy as the weather turns warmer. This Vodka Cherry Limeade may just make your summer with its delicious blend of flavors. This is the perfect light and refreshing cocktail.

Vodka Cherry Limeade Cocktail on a white board.

Vodka Cherry Limeade

This cocktail recipe is super quick as are most of them. This recipe has a lovely blend of vanilla, cherry, and lemon-lime flavor. The flavors mix so well together to make the perfect drink to serve at a get-together or just to enjoy by yourself on a hot day. Use this drink for your next picnic with Easy Apple Slaw Recipe and Bacon Cheeseburger Bites


  • Vodka– This will be the main source of alcohol in the drink.
  • Torani Vanilla Syrup This will give a sweet flavoring.
  • ICE You will need this in the lemon-lime flavor.
  • Cherry Juice Get the Maraschino Cherry’s for this.
  • Food Coloring- You will need the colors lime and red.
  • Lime- This will be used for garnish.
  • Cocktail Layering Tool

How to Make a Vodka Cherry Limeade

In a small pitcher, combine the vanilla syrup and cherry juice.
Pouring the cherry juice into a small pitcher.
Place 3 ice cubes in a glass and add the mixture in.
Put a lime on top of that mixture and ice.
Combine the lime food coloring and the lemon-lime ICE in the pitcher.
Use a layer tool to pour in the lime layer and allow it to sit on the sliced lime by slowly pouring in.
Add a couple of lime slices and cherries inside the glass.
Combine Vodka with the red food coloring and use the mixing tool to add the layer into your glass.
Adding the cherry layer to the glass.
Place another lime on the glass for garnish with a straw.
Vodka Cherry Limeade Cocktail on a checkered black and white cloth.

What’s the Best Vodka for Cherry Limeade?

When you visit the store there are many types of vodka. It is truly a personal choice on which brand you choose. Most people have a go to brand when it comes to vodka.

Can I Make This Frozen?

You can absolutely make this recipe frozen. Having this recipe frozen will help with the layering. Placing crushed ice in the glass and adding the liquid will allow for an easier layering process.

Vodka Cherry Limeade Cocktail garnished with a lime wedge.

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Vodka Cherry Limeade Cocktail on a wooden cutting board with extra limes.

Vodka Cherry Limeade

Vodka Cherry limeade

Published By Jill
Looking for the perfect cocktail to enjoy as the weather turns warmer. This Vodka Cherry Limeade may just make your summer with its delicious blend of flavors. This is the perfect light and refreshing cocktail. 
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Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Beverage
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 2 oz. vodka vodka
  • 3 oz. ICE lemon-lime flavor
  • 2 oz. Torani vanilla syrup
  • 1 oz. maraschino cherry juice
  • 2 drops lime food coloring
  • 2 drops red food coloring
  • 1 lime


  • Begin by mixing vanilla syrup and cherry juice in a small pitcher, stir. Add 3 cubes of ice to the glass, and pour the cherry syrup mixture into the glass. Add one lime slice on top of cherry syrup and ice. In a pitcher, mix lime food coloring and lemon-lime ICE, stir. Next, place your drink layering tool on top of your glass, let the bobber sit on top of the lime slice, and pour lemon-lime flavored ICE slowly into the mixing tool. Next place a couple of lime slices and a cherry in the glass. Mix vodka and red food coloring together, add mixing tool, and slowly pour vodka on top of the lime layer. Garnish with lime slice and straw. Enjoy!
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