Fresh Bing Cherry Lemonade
Makes 9 1/2 Cups
1 Lb (2 Cups) Fresh Bing Cherries, pitted
1 Cup Simple Sugar
1 3/4 Cups Fresh Lemon Juice (about 12 Lemons)
6 Cups Cold Water
Set aside 10 Cherries. Stir together, Sugar and remaining Cherries in a large bowl, and let stand until Cherries release juices,( about 10 minutes). Add Lemon Juice. Stir until Sugar has dissolved and liquid is bright pink. Transfer to a pitcher. Stir in 6 cups cold water and reserve Cherries. Serve over ice.
**Also try 3 cups Non-Carbonated Water and 3 cups Sparkling Water to give it a crisper taste!