If you’re wondering what’s in a vodka soda recipe, how to make one and how many calories are in a vodka soda, you’ve come to the right place! We’re sharing a super simple recipe for making your own and a few ways to spruce it up and make it charming!
What’s in a Vodka Soda
This is one of the easiest and lowest calories cocktails you can make. It’s simply vodka, lime and club. This drink is perfect if you want to sip a cocktail that’s low in sugar and calories.
Also, check out a list of our favorite vodka cocktails.
How to Make this Vodka Soda Recipe
The ratio is pretty simple and can easily be altered. We like to do 1.5 ounces vodka and 4.5 ounces club soda. You can also do a 2 and 4 ratio if you like the cocktail to be a little stronger.
- Vodka – Use a good quality vodka. Also, expensive doesn’t always mean good. There are several brands that are amazing quality for great prices.
- Club – Club soda or sparkling water will work.
- Lime – Always fresh lime juice.
Fill a glass with ice and pour vodka over the ice. Add the club soda and a squeeze of lime juice.
If you want to elevate your cocktail try these fun variations.
Flavored Club Soda – These days there is a plethora of flavored sparkling waters on the market. Choose on like lemon or lime to add a hint of flavor.
Watermelon Vodka Soda Recipe – Use a watermelon club to make this drink. The soda will have a hint of watermelon essence. You can also add a chunk of watermelon to garnish the cocktail.
Grapefruit Vodka Soda – Grapefruit club soda with 1/2 ounce grapefruit juice. You can also use grapefruit vodka as well.
Floral Ice Cubes – Make floral ice cubes by adding edible flowers into an ice cube tray with water and freezing overnight. This charming touch elevates a simple cocktail.
Elderflower Vodka Soda – Add a splash of elderflower liqueur to the cocktail. It does add a little more sugar and calories, but worth the floral flavors.
This is a beautiful cocktail to make for a party if you want to keep it simple. Create a bar area with the ingredients out so guests can make their own. Charming touches like edible flowers will make the drink elevated and feel special.
Frequently Asked Questions
Vodka soda is a good drink that’s low in calories and sugar. You can also create different variations of the cocktail to add more flavors.
You can use any vodka to make a vodka soda. Use a good quality vodka for a smooth drink.
The calories in vodka soda will vary from 100 to 130 calories depending on lime juice or anything else added. Just vodka and club will be 100 calories and zero carbs.
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- 1.5 ounces vodka
- 4.5 ounces club soda
- 1/2 ounce lime juice
- Fill a glass with ice and pour the vodka over the ice.
- Add the club soda and lime juice and serve.