Retro summer sodas

Cream soda

Float off to the Caribbean with this treat, flavoured with creamy vanilla

By , 21 July 2016

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Cream soda
  • 15 Mins

  • Serves: 6

These lively retro soda drinks are bound to put you in a bubbly mood this summer!

Nutritional Info
Each 200ml serving contains
  • Energy

    561KJ

    134KCAL

    7%
  • Fat

    0.0g

    low

    0%
  • Saturates

    0.0g

    low

    0%
  • Sugars

    34.0g

    high

    38%
  • Salt

    0.00g

    low

    0%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100ml: 280kJ/67kcal.
Ingredients
  • 200g golden caster sugar
  • 500ml water
  • vanilla pod
  • soda water
Method
  • Place 200g golden caster sugar in a pan with 500ml water. Slice a vanilla pod lengthways and scrape the seeds into the pan. Add the pod. Heat gently to dissolve the sugar then simmer for 10 mins or until syrupy.

  • Leave to cool. When cold, store in a bottle in the fridge.

  • Serve diluted with soda water. For extra flavour, add pomegranate seeds.