This is perfect for a hot summer day or anytime.
2- 3 c. pitted sweet cherries
1 tsp. sugar or your favorite sweetener (optional) adjust amount needed
4 - 6 c. water
Rinse, pit cherries and cut in half.
In a saucepan, bring water and sugar 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 every 45 min until cherry water turns into a slush 3 - 8 hrs.
Serves 4 - 6.