Shirley Temple Recipe: A Classic Mocktail Loved By People of All Ages

Mocktail is a nonalcoholic drink consisting of a mixture of fruit juices or other soft drinks. The name mocktail is derived the word ‘mock’ meaning to ‘imitate or mimic’ referring to mocktails imitating a cocktail as it seems very similar to a cocktail but does not have alcohol or any other spirits. 

Mocktails are often consumed by children, people whose religion restricts alcohol consumption, recovering alcoholics, and anyone wishing to enjoy flavorful drinks without alcohol. Theses drinks are refreshing and can be easily made at home.

One of the most classic mocktails for partying round the globe is Shirley temple. It is a drink that adults and kids enjoy equally. The preparation of this drink is easy and the ingredients are rather healthy. Here we share you a recipe of classic Shirley Temple:

Ingredients:

  • 0.25 oz Grenadine syrup
  • Ginger ale, 7UP or Sprite
  • Ice cube


Garnish:

  • 1 Maraschino cherry
  • Lemon wedge


Glass:
Hurricane or Collins

Directions:

  1. Fill a Hurricane or Collins glass with ice and add the grenadine syrup and let it sink to the bottom.
  2. Fill with ginger ale, 7UP or Sprite.
  3. Stir, and garnish with a maraschino cherry and lemon wedge.


Note:
To make the alcoholic version of the Shirley Temple, the Dirty Shirley, just add an ounce and a half of vodka or rum.

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