The Shirley Temple is a classic fizzy drink with a vibrant red color that evokes childhood memories for many.
Prep Time2 minutesmins
Total Time2 minutesmins
Keyword: Shirley Temple Recipe
8fluid ouncesginger ale
maraschino cherriesoptional garnish
lime wedgesoptional garnish
Fill your chosen glass with ice - a favorite is a Collins glass or a tumbler.
Add 1 fluid ounce of grenadine to the glass over the ice.
Squeeze the juice from the lime into the glass.
Add 8 fluid ounces of ginger ale.
Decorate with maraschino cherries and slices of lime.
Rose’s Grenadine Syrup will be your best bet if these cocktails are for kids, as it has a very sugary sweet taste.If you are making this for adults with a more seasoned palate, there are other types of grenadine out there that you will find behind most bars - the ingredients are more complex using pomegranate juice.
The typical ratio for this classic cocktail is 1:8. If you are using a bigger glass, for example, a mason jar, double the recipe and retain the 1:8 ratio.
Add a pretty straw to your delicious drinks to add to the charm.