Fast Recipes

Sparkling cherry crush

Australian Gourmet Traveller fast drink recipe for sparkling cherry crush

By Emma Knowles
  • Serves 6
Sparkling cherry crush
Sparkling cherry crush


  • 320 gm cherries, pitted
  • 165 gm sugar (¾ cup)
  • 1 tbsp coarsely chopped ginger
  • 1 bottle sparkling rosé or white wine


  • 1
    Process cherries in a food processor until coarsely chopped, strain to make one cup of juice, then combine with sugar, ginger and ½ cup of water in a saucepan over medium heat and stir until sugar is dissolved. Simmer for 10 minutes or until reduced by half, then cool completely. Makes 1/3 cup.
  • 2
    Divide cherry syrup in the bottom of 6 Champagne flutes, top with sparkling rosé or white wine and serve immediately.