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How to Make a Shirley Temple

Make dinner time a special occasion by offering your kids a “mocktail” - a non-alcoholic cocktail - named after one of history’s most famous child actresses.


  • Step 1: Fill glass with ice Fill the beverage glass with either crushed or cubed ice, depending on your preference.
  • Step 2: Pour the soda and ale Next, pour the soda and ginger ale into the glass, leaving some room at the top.
  • TIP: You can mix a simpler variety of this drink by doubling the lemon-lime soda content and skipping the ginger ale.
  • Step 3: Add grenadine and stir Add the grenadine, stirring well to disperse the syrup evenly.
  • TIP: If you stir too forcefully, you’ll make the soda foamy and increase the amount of melted ice. Instead, stir slowly and smoothly.
  • Step 4: Add garnish and serve Garnish with 1 or 2 (or 10!) maraschino cherries and serve with a straw. You might consider extra cherries to celebrate a child’s accomplishment!
  • FACT: Shirley Temple led the box office in popularity from 1936 to 1939. As an adult, she served as an ambassador to Ghana and the former Czechoslovakia.

You Will Need

  • An 8-ounce glass
  • Ice
  • 3 oz. lemon-lime soda
  • 3 oz. ginger ale
  • 2 to 3 tsp. grenadine syrup
  • A stirrer
  • A straw
  • Maraschino cherries

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