Shirley Temples with Homemade Cherry Grenadine

Shirley Temples with Homemade Cherry Grenadine

A favorite childhood drink made with sparkling water and homemade cherry grenadine!



Level: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 4 cups Natural Cherry Juice
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 1-⅓ quart Lemon-Lime Sparkling Water
  • 16  Maraschino Cherries, For Garnish
  • 8  Orange Slices, For Garnish


Heat the cherry juice over moderate heat until simmering. Reduce by half. Remove off heat then add sugar, stir and let cool completely. Recipe makes about 3 cups of syrup. Leftover syrup can be stored in the fridge up to 1 month.

Fill glass 2/3 full of sparkling water, add a third of the cherry juice (more or less to taste) and garnish with a fresh orange slice and maraschino cherries.

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