Italian Cream Soda Recipe

Italian Cream Soda is a refreshing carbonated drink, often flavoured with vanilla. Usually a mixture of club soda/ carbonated water and Half & Half, combined with vanilla and fruit syrup. Ratios of the ingredients vary but it usually tastes like sweetened flavoured milk. These drinks are tasty but overpriced at restaurants that you have to think before ordering one. This drink can be made at home for a fraction of the price.

Prep Time: 2 minutes.
Yield: 1 person
Utensils: Glass, Stirrer

Nutrition:
Calories: 315
Fat: 9 g
Cholesterol: 45 mg

Ingredients:

Club Soda: 1/2 cup
Raspberry: 2 tablespoons
Vanilla Syrup: 1 tablespoon
Half & Half: 1 tablespoon
Ice cubes: 3
Whipped cream and a cherry

Instructions

  • 1

    Make sure that you thoroughly wash your hands and the work surface that you will be using to prepare this recipe. Also, wash all the glasses, utensils and other items that you will need to put this fine beverage together. Always keep your kitchen work surface clean and free from bacteria to avoid health issues later on.

  • 2

    Take a big glass and add three ice cubes to the glass. Remember to not use too much ice as it will make the entire mixture very watery. The glass you decide to use is entirely up to you as per your own convenience.

  • 3

    Measure out about 1/2 cup Club Soda/ carbonated water and pour it into the glass which already contains the ice cubes.

  • 4

    Measure out two tablespoons of Raspberry syrup and one tablespoon of Vanilla syrup and add it to the glass containing the Club Soda/ Carbonated water and mix. You will want to make sure that the mixture has a nice smooth texture to it so be sure that you repeatedly check the consistency while mixing. Do not mix too much as this can also make your mixture watery.

  • 5

    Add the one tablespoon of Half & Half to the soda-syrup mixture just before serving the drink. This will give it the kick that your friends and family with definitely enjoy. You can also use other ingredients to add if you feel that you want to make your own style of drink. Just make sure to test out your version before serving it as someone else might not like it.

  • 6

    Serve with whipped cream and cherry on top. Remember it is entirely up to you as to how you want to serve and garnish this beverage. If you want to experiment with this recipe, you can, just remember to stick to the main ingredients and alter other items to get a unique twist to this enjoyable drink.

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