Learn how to make a Roy Rogers drink…an easy recipe with just 3 ingredients. This summer drink with cherriesand colawill take you back!
Mocktails are family-friendly, non-alcoholic drinks and they are perfect for summertime. We shared how to make a Shirley Temple drink earlier this week, and today we’re showing you how to make a Roy Rogers drink recipe.
It’s a refreshing beverage with sweet grenadine syrup is reminiscent of cherry cola. Load your glass with ice, maraschino cherries and these two simple ingredients.
About this Classic Roy Rogers Drink:
Flavor: This is a smooth, cool drink with a simple flavor. You’ll taste cola with a hint of sweet cherry. Think cherry coke! Kids love the color, too!
Method: This is a quick drink that can mix by the cup or by the pitcher. Mix right before serving so it doesn’t lose its carbonation. It doesn’t have a bright red color, but
Where did the Roy Rogers drink originate from?
This classic mocktail is the little boy version of the Shirley Temple and has the name of the famous cowboy actor and singer, Roy Rogers. He was known as King of the Cowboys!
It’s a non-alcoholic mocktail and it is rumored that Roy Rogers did not drink alcohol, which may be why his name was chosen to represent this.
What is Roy Rogers made with?
You’ll need 3 ingredients:
maraschino cherries to garnish
What is grenadine syrup?
Grenadine syrup is a popular addition to many cocktails and mocktails (such as our sunrise mocktail recipe), known by its deep red color. It was originally made from pomegranates, whose french name is grenade, which is how the syrup got its name.
Today many grenadine syrups are made with artificial flavors, but you can buy or make your own with natural pomegranate juice.
Because this drink has maraschino cherries in it, you may think that grenadine syrup is made from cherries, but it is not.
Stir to mix, then add maraschino cherries as desired.
Refer to the article above for more tips and tricks.The calories shown are for one drink. Since different brands of ingredients have different nutritional information, the calories shown are just an estimate. **We are not dietitians and recommend you seek a nutritionist for exact nutritional information. The information in the nutrition box are calculated through a program and there is room for error. If you need an accurate count, I recommend running the ingredients through your favorite nutrition calculator.**