A gratifying recipe for Cherry Crush made with cherries, lemon juice, maraschino liqueur and gin.
5 sweet, pitted cherries
1/2 oz fresh lemon juice
1 oz maraschino liqueur
1 1/2 oz gin
Muddle four of the cherries with the lemon juice and maraschino in a mixing glass. Add gin, shake well with ice, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with remaining cherry, and serve.