Easy Shirley Temple Cupcakes

Lisa G. Sweet Pantry Gal


As a child when I was treated to a shirley temple it made me feal like I was a grown up. I actually thought it was an alcoholic drink for kids! I make them all the time for my kids, now to my grandchildren. So when I seen them put in a cupcake I thought ok lets do a semi-homemade version. I had joined wieghtwatchers after giving birth to my son. (gained 60 pounds YIKES) My fav and easy cake recipe was made with a diet soda, this is how I came up with this simple recipe.


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10 Min
15 Min


How to Make Easy Shirley Temple Cupcakes


  1. mix cake mix w/soda. Put in cupcake lined cupcake pan, bake approx. 15min.
    Let cool completely.
  2. Glaze. powdered sugar and 2tlbs (or more depending on how thin You want Your glaze) cherry juice from jar of cherries.
    Glaze cupcake top w/cherry. I added few drops of red food coloring.

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About Easy Shirley Temple Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids
Hashtags: #cupcake #cherry

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