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Cherry Bomb Mocktail

posted by Julie Evink on February 3, 2015

Cherry Bomb Mocktail – Only 3 Ingredients to a Easy, Fun Flirty Drink Loaded with Bubbles and Cherry!

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Hi there everyone!!! I’m Gina from Kleinworth & Co. – a creative, lifestyle blog where I share fun treats, easy family dinner ideas, creative DIY projects & occasional photography tips. One thing I absolutely LOVE creating is beverages. Whether it be cocktail, mocktail or homemade liquor – beverages are just so much fun for me. So I thought I would bring you all this delicious Cherry Bomb Mocktail that the whole family can enjoy.

Cherry Bomb Mocktail


I don’t know about you – but cherry flavored anything tops my list of favorites. Do you love cherry flavored recipes or candies? I’m not normally a fruity sort of person – but something about cherry really gets my attention. I love making beverages, simple no bake treats using homemade cherry pie filling, tasty parfaits for breakfast & of course – homemade jam.

Cherry Bomb Mocktail


So when it comes to making fun beverages I always grab for the grenadine first because it certainly curbs my craving for cherry. One thing I really like to do is create both a cocktail & mocktail version of the drinks I make so that they can be enjoyed by all – no matter the preference or age. This Cherry Bomb is simple with only three ingredients for the mocktail version. But if you want to jazz it up you can add a few ounces of rum when mixing for the crowd.

Cherry Bomb Mocktail

This is definitely a favorite in this house.

We make it for game day, race day & festive holidays. It’s versatile & works great no matter the season.

8 reviews

Cherry Bomb Mocktail

Prep Time 00:15 Cook Time 00:00 Serves 5     adjust servings


  • 1 liter lemon lime soda
  • 4 ounces grenadine
  • juice from 1 lime (approx 2 tbsp)
  • 4 maraschino cherries


  1. Combine soda, grenadine & lime juice in mixing glass & stir
  2. Pour over rocks or ice ball in low ball glass
  3. garnish with cherries
  4. *If you wish to make this a cocktail - add 4 ounces rum during the mixing process


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per ServingAs Served
Calories 155kcal Calories from fat 1
% Daily Value
Total Fat 0g0%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Sodium 25mg1%
Carbohydrate 40g13%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Sugars 31g
Protein 0g

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Total FatLess than65g
Sat FatLess than25g
CholesterolLess than300mg
SodiumLess than2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate300g
Dietary Fiber25g

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I’m so thrilled to have this time here with you all today & I look forward to getting to know you better through 2015.

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  • Jocelyn+(Grandbaby+cakes)

    I’m seriously obsessed with mocktails so this is right up my alley!

  • Sarah@Whole and Heavenly Oven

    This is one gorgeous drink! I’m dying over that gorgeous color. 🙂

  • Kelly

    I love cherry flavored desesrts and drinks too 🙂 This mocktaillooks so refreshing and the pretty color is perfect for Valentine’s Day!

  • Renee@Two in the Kitchen

    This drink is so pretty and it looks so refreshing!! And since it’s a “mocktail” my kids can enjoyit too. Cool!!

  • emily

    That a shirly temple with lime juice…

    • Gina Kleinworth

      It is similar in look Emily -however a Shirley Temple is actually ginger ale with just a splash of grenadine. This has a much stronger cherry flavor- so if you love cherry – this is definitely the drink for you.

      • Paige

        Actually, every Shirley Temple I’ve ever had was made with Sprite or 7-Up, never ginger ale.

  • kayl

    This is a typical Shirley Temple (minus the added lime juice) if you order it from a restaurant. Most restaurants don’t carry ginger ale, so if you order a Shirley Temple you’re most likely getting sprite and grenadine.

  • Melody

    How many does this recipe make?

    • Julie Evink

      It’s about five 1 c. servings.

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