Next time you’re in the mood for a refreshing drink, instead of hunting for a soda can, why not make your own? Homemade soda is easy to make and can be healthier than store-bought soda, depending on your ingredients. To get some refreshing soda inspiration, head over to TikTok and try one of the five delicious soda recipes created by TikTokers.
1. Homemade nettle tea soda
For a soothing, healthy soda, try this nettle soda tea recipe. TikTokerconstancecooks claims that it is not only delicious, but also helps soothe her stomach. To prepare it, add nettle tea and thyme to a pot of hot water and let it steep for eight to 12 hours. Then filter the tea, add honey to the liquid, and heat it on the stove to make a soda syrup. Combine with soda water, and add lemon juice and ice to make nettle tea soda.
2. Homemade Harry Potter Butterbeer soda
Harry Potter Cheer up! Now you can make yourself magical Harry Potter– A buttery themed soda at home. Start by combining vanilla syrup and soda water to make a homemade creamy soda. Then, in a glass, add the dessert syrup, mixing it into the cream soda. Add whipped cream and more candy, and enjoy!
3. Four Ingredients Homemade Strawberry Soda
Fresh strawberries make homemade strawberry soda really special. Start by making a simple syrup by heating the water and honey in a pan and mixing until the honey is completely dissolved. Then mix in some strawberries and drain them and pour the juice into your glass. Add soda water, simple homemade syrup, and ice. Enjoy!
4. Homemade Volgar Soda
This delicious Indian soda is as fun to prepare as it is to drink! To prepare it, mix mint leaves, coriander, cilantro, ginger, green pepper, sugar and salt. Add the mixture of herbs to a cup with a little lemon juice, some basil seeds and a pinch of salt. Then pour the soda water into a large cup, and drop it into the shot cup until the sparkling water overflows. Once you combine the soda water with the herbal mixture, the soda is ready to drink.
5. Homemade Ginger Soda
Naturally carbonated ginger soda requires a little patience, but it’s well worth it! Start by grating the ginger and placing it in a jar with the sugar and water. Close the jar and set it aside for three days. On the third day, grate the ginger and cook it in hot water. Then drain the ginger and mix in the sugar, more water and the ginger mixture from day one. Cover the ginger soda and leave it for 24 hours. Then pour it into plastic bottles and leave for another two days. After the two days are up, the ginger soda should be naturally carbonated and ready to drink!
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