Cherry Smash

Cherry Smash


1cup pitted fresh or frozen (thawed) cherries
¼cup fresh mint leaves, plus 4 sprigs for garnish
8teaspoons sugar
6ounces (¾ cup) dark rum
¼cup lime juice
3cups cherry-flavored seltzer


1.Divide cherries, mint leaves and sugar among 4 glasses. 

Mash everything together with the back of a wooden spoon. 
Stir in rum and lime juice. 

Fill glasses with ice and top with seltzer. 
Garnish with mint sprigs.