Making cream sodas at home is very easy and super delicious. All you need is a flavored syrup, cream, and carbonated water! I have included three syrup recipes, but you can use a pre-made syrup if you prefer.
From Erica Kastner of Buttered Side Up.
- FOR THE CREAM SODA:
- 1 ounce, fluid Flavored Syrup Of Choice
- 1 ounce, fluid Heavy Cream
- 5 ounces, fluid Chilled Carbonated Water
- FOR THE VANILLA SYRUP:
- 2 cups Water
- 2 cups Sugar
- 3 Tablespoons Vanilla Extract
- FOR THE RASPBERRY SYRUP:
- 2 cups Raspberries
- 1 cup Water
- ¾ cups Sugar
- FOR THE ORANGE SYRUP
- ½ cups Orange Juice
- 1-½ cup Water
- 1-½ cup Sugar
- 2 Tablespoons Orange Extract
To make a cream soda:
Combine syrup, cream, and carbonated water in an 8-ounce glass. Taste and add more syrup, cream, or carbonated water if needed.
For the vanilla syrup:
Place water and sugar in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil and simmer for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla extract. Store at room temperature or in the refrigerator.
For the raspberry syrup (recipe adapted from Live Simply):
Place all ingredients in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve. Store in the refrigerator.
For the orange syrup:
Place the orange juice, water, and sugar in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the orange extract. Store in the refrigerator. Shake before using.