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Italian Cream Soda

Ingredients

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  • 2-3 Tbsp homemade blueberry or strawberry simple syrup
  • ½ Cup sparkling water
  • 1 Tbsp half and half
  • Simple Syrup Recipe
  • 1Cup granulated sugar
  • 1Cup water
  • 1Cup fresh strawberries or 1 Cup fresh blueberries

Instructions

  1. Combine granulated sugar and water in a small saucepan; bring to a boil.
  2. Once sugar has dissolved add in fresh fruit and boil for about 10 minutes or until syrup becomes thick.
  3. Strain the mixture to remove the fruit and keep the juice.
  4. Allow the simple syrup to cool completely before using.
  5. Add 2-3 tbsp of simple syrup to a glass filled with ice.
  6. Pour in sparkling water on top of the simple syrup until the glass is almost full.
  7. Top off the soda with a splash of half and half.
  8. Stir to combine, and enjoy immediately!