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homemade soda pop

(1 rating)
Recipe by
ginger skaggs
harrodsburg, KY

I've never made this although my non-adopted son swears by it. I am told by him that it is spot-on. I am unsure about leaving the cap on in the fridge. My guess is not to as the yeast will keep fermenting.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min

Ingredients For homemade soda pop

  • 1/4 tsp. powdered yeast
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tbls. any flavor extract
  • water
  • clean 2 liter bottle

How To Make homemade soda pop

  • 1
    Put all ingredients in an empty 2 liter bottle. Fill with water. Cap bottle and shake to disolve and mix very well.
  • 2
    Leave out on counter til bottle is FIRM, about 48 hours.
  • 3
    Put in fridge overnight.
  • 4
    Once the bottle is FIRM, it must be kept in the fridge or it will burst.
  • 5
    If it goes flat, cap and leave out until firm again. There will be alittle sediment in the bottom of the bottle.
  • 6
    To make Gingerale: replace extract with juice of one lemon and on tbls. of grated fresh ginger. Pour through a small mesh strainer when serving.

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