Tart Cherry Cocktail Recipe

tart cherry cocktail with lime
Julianne Puckett

This simple tart cherry cocktail is the perfect antidote to mid-winter gloom.

Note: Use unsweetened 100% tart cherry juice concentrate, which often comes in a 16 ounce bottle at natural foods stores. I used Dynamic Health Labs.

Recipe Facts

Active: 5 mins
Total: 5 mins
Serves: 1 serving

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  • 1/2 ounce tart cherry juice concentrate (see note)
  • 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice, from 1 lime
  • 1 ounce Cointreau or triple sec
  • 3 ounces vodka
  • Lime slice or twist for garnish


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add tart cherry juice concentrate, Cointreau, lime juice, and vodka. Shake until well chilled, about 15 seconds. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with lime slice or twist and serve.

Special equipment

Cocktail shaker

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