Sour cherry juice


Cherry juice is considered to be a traditional drink in the Ukrainian cuisine.


  • 500 g (1 lb) sour cherries
  • 175 ml water
  • sugar – to taste


Wash cherries thoroughly. Remove the stones. Then squeeze berries with the help of a wooden pestle in a pan. Add water (1 glass of water – for 1 kg of berries). Bring to boil the drink and cook it for 5 minutes. Then squeeze cherries again. Bring to boil the drink anew. Repeat the procedure one more time. Add sugar after third squeezing.

Enjoy your drink!

Tip! You can use this drink to cook jellies, kissels and fruit soups.