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Homemade Cream Soda

I recently came across some recipes for homemade cream soda, one of my favorite sodas. Yippie Skippie, and I have a soda siphon too. 

 

The recipe is soooo easy. First you make a simple syrup by

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adding two cups of sugar to a cup of water in a small sauce pan. Heat to boiling and stir to dissolve the sugar. 

Remove from heat. 

 

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You can set the pan aside to let the syrup cool, but I put the syrup in a canning jar and put in the fridge. 

 

 

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Before I put the syrup in the fridge, I added half a teaspoon of vanilla and half a teaspoon of almond extract. 

 

 

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When the vanilla syrup is cool, fill your glass with ice. I use about 1/8th of a cup of syrup to a 12 oz glass filled with ice. 

 

 

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Then fill your glass with seltzer water or club soda. 

Personally, I think the seltzer water makes for a better tasting drink than the club soda. 

 

And that's that

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