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Cranberry Italian Soda

Creamy Cranberry Italian Soda is made with homemade cranberry syrup, club soda and whipped cream. Refreshing holiday treat to serve at your parties this holiday season!

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword cranberry, italian soda

Ingredients

  • Syrup:
  • 1 12 oz bag of cranberries
  • 2 tbs lemon juice
  • 2 cups of white granulated sugar
  • 1 cup of cranberry juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Italian Soda:
  • Seltzer water
  • Cranberry Syrup
  • Whipped Cream

Instructions

  1. Syrup:
  2. Combine the cranberries, lemon juice and sugar in a sauce pot and heat up over medium heat.
  3. Cover and cook, stirring often, for about 15 minutes.
  4. When the cranberries are cooked and given out all juice, add cranberry juice and vanilla. Cook for a few more minutes.
  5. Strain the cranberries through a fine strainer but don't mash the berries too much or the syrup will be too thick. (If your mixture does turn out a little too thick, add another 1/2 cup of cranberry juice and heat through.)
  6. You can also run the syrup through cheesecloth if you want.
  7. Italian Soda:
  8. For one mug: add 2 tbs of cranberry syrup to 8 oz of seltzer water. Top off with some whipped cream. Make sure to add the seltzer water right before serving so it's still fizzy!

Recipe Notes

Recipe from Lyuba @ willcookforsmiles.com. All images and content are copyright protected. Please do not use my images without prior permission. If you want to share this recipe, please simply link back to this post for the recipe. Thank you.