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Blood-Orange Soda

For kids, try a twist on a Shirley Temple, made with blood-orange syrup, maraschino cherries, and seltzer; for grown-ups, whip up a more potent mix of black vodka, lime juice, and black-cherry soda.

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  • Servings: 8

Photography: Nick & Chloe

Source: Martha Stewart Living, October 2012


  • 24 maraschino cherries
  • Ice cubes
  • 16 ounces blood-orange syrup (preferably Monin)
  • 48 ounces seltzer


  1. Place cherries in ice-cube trays (1 cherry per cube), and fill with water. Freeze until frozen, about 4 hours.

  2. Divide cherry-filled ice cubes and plain ice cubes among eight 12-ounce glasses. Divide syrup among glasses; top with seltzer.

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