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Yum Alert: Homemade Italian Sodas

Written by Ashley

Because Italians usually do food well.

I’ll tell you the truth… I’ve never had an Italian Soda in my life, and it kind of looks amazing – so I’m about to try this recipe out…  Tell me what you think!

Homemade Italian Sodas


Homemade Blueberry or Strawberry syrup
Club Soda
Cream (Half & Half)

    1. Fill a glass with ice.
    2. Pour 1/4 parts of syrup  over the ice
    3. Ass in the club soda
    4. Pour in a small amount of the cream
    5. Stir

    Recipe for Homemade Sweet Syrup

    1 cup sugar
    1 cup water
    1 1/2 cup blueberries or 2 cups strawberries

      1. Boil the sugar & water until sugar is dissolved
      2. Add in the blueberries & boil for at least 10 minutes
      3. Summer for 10 more mins, berries should be mushy
      4. Strain the mixture over a bowl & keep the juice,
      5. Discard the berries
      6. Let the mixture cool before using (will stay fresh for a few days, covered, in the fridge

      Source: Sugar and Charms

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