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


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1 box
white cakemix
12 oz
cherry 7up
1/2 c
powdered sugar
1 jar(s)
maraschino cherries
red food coloring drops

How to Make Easy Shirley Temple Cupcakes


  • 1mix cake mix w/soda. Put in cupcake lined cupcake pan, bake approx. 15min.
    Let cool completely.
  • 2Glaze. 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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