Soda Carbonating Recipes | Make Soda and Sparkling Water at Home

Making soda at home is simple to do these days, and with all the additives that are put into sodas and soft drinks, carbonating your own soda is a great way to know exactly what is going into your beverage. We’re trying to compile a list of recipes for home soda carbonation, so if you have a favorite recipe and would like to share it, please comment below.

One of the biggest benefits of carbonating soda at home is waste reduction. Home soda carbonation is a great way to “go green”. Just think of all the bottles/cans that you could save by making your own soda, sparkling water, and anything else that you want to be “fizzy”.

Non-Alcoholic Recipes

Carbonated Fruit Water

Adding fruit to water is not a new concept. Have you been to a spa or ever gotten a massage where they have cucumber water? Imagine that with carbonation! Making a sparkling water with a hint of fruit flavor is easy.

  1. Select your fruit and cut it into pieces.
  2. Add fruit pieces and water to your carbonating bottle and put it in the fridge overnight.
  3. After 8-12 hours in the fridge, carbonate the flavored water (according to instructions on your soda carbonation kit).
  4. Return your now sparkling water to the fridge, or pour yourself a nice cool glass and enjoy!

Recipes with a Kick (Alcoholic)

Carbonated Gin
The Goodist shared a recipe for carbonated gin. We’ve added a summarized version of it below:

  1. Cool the gin in the freezer
  2. Pour desired amount of gin into the carbonating bottle then add water to the fill line.
  3. Carbonate the gin (according to instructions on your carbonation kit).
  4. Once done adding carbonation, wait for it to calm and throw it into the fridge (or over ice and ejnoy).
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