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Festive Christmas Soda

Christmas Spiced Soda

5 from 1 reviews

Homemade soda that is packed with holiday flavors! Cinnamon, vanilla, ginger, maple, and cherries! Can be served cold with sparkling water, or hot for a comforting beverage.

Ingredients

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Soda Concentrate

  • 1 cup (235ml) water
  • 1/2 cup (90g) coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup (80g) maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup (30g) dried cherries (or cranberries if you prefer)
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 tsp freshly grated ginger
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract (or 1 vanilla pod)
  • 1 whole anise star

To Serve

  • 3 tbsp concentrate
  • 3/4 cup sparkling water

Instructions

Soda Concentrate

  1. Add all the ingredients to a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Once boiling, reduce heat and let simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and let it infuse for another 10-15 minutes. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a bowl or small pitcher.
  3. To serve: pour 3 tablespoons of the soda concentrate into a glass and cover with cold sparkling water. Add some ice cubes and enjoy! For a hot drink, use warm still water.
  4. The soda concentrate will keep for up to one week in the refrigerator.

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