An Italian soda is a classic, refreshing drink that's easy to make with just 3 ingredients! We're sharing all the details on how to make an Italian soda and two of our favorite Italian soda flavors!
Servings: 1 drink
- 2 ounces syrup homemade blueberry or strawberry syrup
- 3 ounces club soda any sparkling water
- 1 ounce cream heavy cream or half and half
Homemade Italian Syrup
To make the homemade syrup add 1 cup water, 1 cup sugar and 1 cup berries (your choice) into a sauce pan.
On medium heat, allow the sugar to to dissolve into the water.
Add in the berries and continue to simmer for at least 10 minutes until the berries are soft.
Remove from the heat and let the syrup sit for another 5 minutes.
Strain the mixture through a mesh sieve - keep the juice and discard the berries.
Let the mixture cool before using. It will stay fresh for a few days in the fridge.
Sweeter Italian Soda
To make a sweeter Italian soda, add more syrup. To make a creamier soda, add more creamy.
Italian Soda Ratio
Use these measurements as a guide, but no that you can add more or less syrup, sparkling water and half and half to make it exactly how you like it.
Calories: 258kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 64mg | Potassium: 24mg | Sugar: 44g | Vitamin A: 417IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg