Sonic Cherry Limeade

Sonic Cherry Limeade is a classic drink that everyone loves, and you can make it at home very easily.

cherry limeade in a glass with a handle

 

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Sonic has over 100,000 drink combinations, and the Sonic Cherry Limeade is one of their favorite drink combinations. In college, a friend of mine, Russ Stevens, introduced me to this drink and I still think it is one of my favorite drink combinations at Sonic.

You can put together one of these at home. It’s simple to do and only takes a few minutes.

Sonic Cherry Limeade Ingredients

This is what you need to make the drink:

  • Sprite
  • Cherry Syrup
  • Fresh Lime

For the cherry juice, you have a couple of options. You can purchase a jar of Maraschino cherries and simply use some of the juice. Or you can buy a bottle of the juice like The Royal Cherry Maraschino Syrup.

cherry limeade ingredients

Hands down, this refreshing beverage has to be one of the most popular drinks Sonic Drive Inn. It is their Sonic Cherry Limeade. Everyone loves this drink.

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Sonic Cherry Limeade

Sonic Cherry Limeade is hard to resist. 
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Sonic Recipes
Servings: 1
Calories: 229kcal

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces sprite
  • 2 tablespoons Cherry Syrup
  • 1/3 of lime

Instructions

  • In a tall glass add the cherry syrup. Squeeze lime and put it into the glass. Pour in Sprite and add some ice. If you like you can add a cherry.

Recipe Tips for the Cook

Recently a manager of a Sonic suggested to me that you should use Grenadine to get a slightly more bitter flavor 🙂
If you have access to Slice Lemon Lime made by Pepsi please use this instead of Sprite. It does provide a better taste.

Nutrition

Calories: 229kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 34mg | Sugar: 57g
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Comments

  1. Yoyoyo

    1 whole lime
    3 oz of cherry syrup
    2 240z cans of sprite
    1/2 can of a 12 oz fruit punch
    this makes three servings and is sold for 2.50$ a glass and is the most popular drink we sell at are 6 locations

  2. Yoyoyo

    1 whole lime
    3 oz of cherry syrup
    2 240z cans of sprite
    1/2 can of a 12 oz fruit punch
    this makes three servings and is sold for 2.50$ a glass and is the most popular drink we sell at are 6 locations

  3. admin

    I think it really depends who the soda contract goes to on what your recipe for the Limeaide is. It is all good. Thank you for the tip on the sno cone syrup. I have seen cherry syrup at some stores from time to time. I bet the sno cone syrup is less pricey.

  4. bontracy

    5 stars
    I worked at the local Sonic Drive-In in Southeast TN. We actually used Sprite instead of Pepsi products because our district was contracted for Coca-Cola products. For a medium sized Cherry Limeade (20 oz.) follow this recipe:
    1- 1 1/2 cup(s) ice
    2 tbsp of cherry syrup (sno cone syrup works fine)
    1/4 of 1 lime; squeezed, and the entire contents placed inside glass/cup (yes, even the lime)
    1 marachino cherry
    fill the rest of the glass/cup with Sprite

    For a “cherry-er” taste, add more cherry syrup and for a “lime-ier” taste, add more lime. We had customers that liked more or less of either of the two main ingredients. Just play around with the ingredients to suit your personal taste.

    Also, Sonic had a sugar-free version which utilized sugar-free cherry syrup; which can be found in the sno cone syrup section at any Wal-Mart, and Diet Sprite.

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