Like Shirley Temples? Then you will love our how to recipe for Shirley Temple cupcakes. Made with soda and cake mix, it’s the easiest dessert to have on hand for any occasion.
More Than a Fancy Drink- Shirley Temple Cupcakes!
I can remember as a young child, getting dressed in my favorite frock and waiting patiently at the restaurant table with my family for dinner. Back then, going out to eat was a treat, not an everyday occurrence as kids are used to today. When drink orders were taken, I never passed up the opportunity to order a “fancy drink” better known as a Shirley Temple. This special beverage was made up of ginger ale, a splash of grenadine and a couple maraschino cherries.
Fast forward a few years and now they make this special concoction into a soda! When I saw a six pack in the grocery store I knew it would be a perfect ingredient to make soda cupcakes!
A printable recipe is below!
The Easy 2-Step Cupcake Recipe
This cupcake recipe is really easy, 2-step easy! The only ingredients you need are a bottle of Shirley Temple soda and a box of your favorite brand white cake mix.
Mix 12oz. of your soda with the cake mix and nothing else. Pour into a paper-lined muffin tin and bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees until a toothpick tests clean. Decorate with your favorite frosting and sprinkle of sugar or make it extra fancy with a maraschino cherry on top!
Shirley Temple Soda Cupcakes
- 1 box white cake mix
- 1 bottle or can Shirley Temple Soda measure out 12 oz.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- In big bowl, Combine cake mix and 1 can (or measure out 12 oz.) Shirley Temple Soda. DO NOT ADD ANYTHING ELSE TO THE CAKE MIX.
- Pour into paper-lined muffin cake pans and bake for 20 minutes or until toothpick tests clean.
- Cool 10 minutes in pan then turn out to wire rack to cool completely.
Bring back a bit of nostalgia of days gone by with this deliciously easy dessert.
If you like this Shirley Temple Cupcakes recipe, then you will have to try our Orange Crush Cake
and our 7UP® Soda Cupcakes!
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