Known for its beautiful red color- the classic Shirley Temple drink is simple, delicious and enjoyed by children and adults alike.
The famous actress Shirley Temple attended many parties as a child. Rumor has it that because of her age, a bartender created a mocktail just for her using ingredients found behind the bar.
WHAT YOU NEED TO MAKE THIS RECIPE
- Ginger Ale: I use ginger ale to make our Shirley Temple drink, however you can also use ginger beer, Sprite, 7-Up. Others enjoy a combination of ginger ale and, Sprite or 7-Up.
- Grenadine: Sweet, tart, and fruity, grenadine adds color and flavor to the Shirley Temple drink. Purchase a store-bought version, or you can follow this recipe: Grenadine (Pomegranate Simple Syrup) to make your own!
- Maraschino Cherries: Garnish your beverage with a few maraschino cherries.
HOW TO MAKE A SHIRLEY TEMPLE DRINK
Fill a drinking glass with ice.
Add grenadine and top it with ginger ale.
Garnish with maraschino cherries to serve.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is in a Shirley Temple drink?
You need three simple ingredients to make this drink: ginger ale, grenadine, and maraschino cherries. Modern versions of the drink also incorporate lemonade or lemon-lime sodas like Sprite or 7-Up in place of ginger ale.
How can I garnish the beverage?
• Maraschino Cherries are a given.
• Lime Wedges
• Fresh Mint
How can I serve this drink to a crowd?
Shirley Temple Punch is just the thing for any party you’re throwing! This recipe yields about 15-20 cups.
1. Fill a punch bowl with ice, about 6 cups.
2. Add a 12-ounce bottle of grenadine and top it with two 2-liter bottles of ginger ale. Gently stir to combine.
3. Garnish with maraschino cherries to serve.
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Shirley Temple Drink
- Drinking Glass
- 8 ounces ginger ale
- 2 tablespoons Grenadine
- 1 cup ice
- maraschino cherries, to garnish
- Fill a drinking glass with ice.
- Add grenadine and top it with ginger ale, then give it a little stir.
- Garnish with maraschino cherries to serve.
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