Homemade Italian Sodas
Recipe type: Drinks
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Serves: 1
For the Italian Sodas
  • 2 oz berry syrup
  • 4 oz club soda
  • 2 oz half and half or cream
  • Ice
For the Berry Syrups
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups fresh berries, washed and destemmed
For the Italian Sodas
  1. Fill a glass with ice to the top.
  2. Pour berry syrup over top.
  3. Add club soda.
  4. Top with half and half or cream.
  5. Sip and enjoy!
For the Berry Syrup
  1. Add sugar and water to a saucepan and boil over medium-high heat until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Add berries and continue to boil at a low boil for 12 - 15 minutes being careful not to let it bubble over.
  3. Remove from the heat and strain through a sieve into a bowl or similar.
  4. Use the back of a spatula or wooden spoon to push as much of the juice through the sieve as possible, then toss the remaining mushed up berries.
  5. Allow the syrup to cool completely before using.
Recipe by The Sweetest Occasion at https://thesweetestoccasion.com/2017/06/homemade-italian-sodas/