Mother Earth Gardener

Cherry and Mint Infused Water Recipe



  • 10 cherries
  • 10 sprigs of mint, plus extra for serving if desired
  • 5 cups of water
  • ice, optional



Slice the cherries in half, remove their stones, then pop them in a large jug. Lightly crush the sprigs of mint in your hands to release their fragrance, then add them to the cherries. Fill the jug with the cold water, then leave to infuse in the fridge for at least two hours. Serve with a sprig of mint in each glass, if you like.

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We all know we should drink more water – sales of reusable water bottles have soared as we seek to cut down on our plastic and maintain maximum hydration. But it isn’t the most inspiring of drinks – until now. Infused Waters offers 50 beautiful, healthy drinks that will help you get through the day’s challenges. At home or on the go, absorb nature’s health-enhancing vitamins, antioxidants and minerals while increasing your daily water intake. With drinks designed for whether you want a reviving lift, a relaxing sip or a restorative burst of hydration, through these imaginative fruit infusions, herbal waters and spicy blends, you’ll find ways of adding a pretty health boost to your dining table or office bottle – and fruity and floral fragrance and delights to the dullest of drinks.

Recipe excerpted with permission from Infused Waters: 50 Simple Drinks to Restore, Revive and Relax by Georgina Davies, published by Quadrille, August 2019, RRP $14.99 hardcover.

  • Published on Sep 25, 2019
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