Blackberry Soda Syrup

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PREP TIME

30 min

TOTAL TIME

30 min

Makes

1 cup syrup

* PLUS chilling time
Blackberry Soda Syrup

Impress everyone with this easy-to-prepare homemade soda syrup.


Ingredients

  • 5 cups blackberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • black gel food colouring , optional

Instructions

  • In a large saucepan, combine blackberries, sugar and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium.
  • Gently simmer, stirring occasionally, until mixture turns syrupy, 25 to 30 min. Remove from heat. Cool, then strain. Stir in black gel food colouring until desired colour, if using.
  • To serve, pour syrup into a glass pitcher or bottle with ice, then add soda water to taste

Originally published in the Today’s Parent October 2014 issue.