This is perfect for a hot day.
2 c. pitted sweet cherries
1 - 2 tsp. sugar adjust amount needed (optional)
4 - 6 c. water
In a saucepan, bring water and suar to a boil. Mix well to dissolve sugar. Add cherries. Boil for a few minutes. Reduce heat and set simmer for 15 - 30 min, stirring occasionally. Turn off stove, cover pan and let cool for 15 - 45 min.
Strain cherries and water through a sieve into a baking pan.
Run a clean fork through cherry water. Cover with plastic wrap and place into freezer. Repeat process with every 45 min until cherry water turns into a slush 3 - 8 hrs.
Serves 4 - 6.