How To Make A Shirley Temple Drink : Best Drink Recipe

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Shirley Temple Drink – It is one of the fantastic drinks of all the times. It is a non alcoholic mixed drink traditionally mixed with a splash of grenadine, ginger ale and garnished with maraschino cherries in gelatin.

Shirley Temple Drink

Modern Shirley Temple Drink recipes include lemonade and orange juices. This is a popular drink and you can order it even for kids or adults at almost every restaurant.

Ingredients used in Shirley Temple Mocktail:

In this Shirley Temple Drink many ingredients are in dispute. Grenadine and maraschino cherries are essential ingredients, but soda can consist of lemonade, ginger ale or a mix of both. Some restaurants include Orange juice.

Today many restaurants simply use sprite or 7-up in place of ginger ale or lemonade but if you want authenticity then ginger ale, orange juice or lemon soda is used.

Authentic Shirley Temple Drink Ingredients:

Serves one person:

  • Grenadine – 1tbps
  • Lemon lime soda or lemonade – ½ cup
  • Orange juice – ¼ cup
  • Maraschino cherry – 1 (for garnish)
  • Lemon or orange slice – 1 (optional)
  • Ice

Modern Shirley Temple Drink Ingredients:

Serves one person:

  • Grenadine – 1tbps
  • Lemonade, ginger ale, sprite, 7-up – ½ cup
  • Maraschino cherry – 1 (for garnish)
  • Lemon or orange slice – 1 (optional)
  • Ice

If you add an ounce of vodka or rum it makes a “Dirty Shirley”.

Simple steps to make Shirley Temple:

1) Alcoholic Shirley Temple Drink:

  • Take a tall glass.
  • Add ice to it.
  • Pour vodka or rum on it.
  • Mix grenadine, lemon soda/sprite or 7-up to it
  • Garnish it with cherry
  • Serve it

2) Non- Alcoholic Shirley Temple Drink:

  • Take a tall glass.
  • Add ice to it.
  • Add grenadine/ ginger ale/ lemonade/ orange juice ( any one of these)
  • Stir well
  • Garnish it with cherry
  • Serve it

Try your favourite drink with the complete family or friends and raise your cheers.

Storyline: How did Shirley Temple Mocktail Get its Name:

This famous drink mixed with grenadine and soda is named after the child Shirley Temple. Shirley temple was an iconic child who leaves indelible legacy not only in the theater or at places where she was served as U.S. ambassador rather she left a great unforgettable remark at restaurants and bars in the form of this grenadine and soda mix drink.

Shirley Temple Drink is the most famous non-alcoholic drink till now that can be associated with some famous personality.

Mysterious Story: The younger star was sitting at some restaurant and she wants something non-alcoholic to drink. Shirley complains in a petulant way to her parents of old-fashioned drinks, this comes with their signature ingredient that was maraschino cherries. Waiter stuff present over there presented a teetotal version for her.

The two famous restaurants named Chasen’s in Beverly Hills and Royal Hawaiian Hotel claim to be the creator of this awesome drink. Brown Derby Restaurant bartenders also claim that they came up with this Mocktail.

After this when this drink was launched in market, the actress was not happy to market a bottle of Soda with her iconic name. Shirley temple didn’t want people to make money by using her name. She then brought civil lawsuits, claiming that using her name like this was an invasion of the privacy.

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