Homemade Ginger Cardamom Soda With Lime

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Sharon123

This is a good recipe, and can be changed up with different fruits and spices! For example, lightly crush berries and blend them with sugar and water to make a berry-flavored syrup. Add fresh basil to peach puree to spice up a non-alcohol Bellini! Many options await you and will delight your guests. Posted by Michael Dietsch on Serious Eats.

Top Review by Outta Here

Very refreshing. I served mine in tonic water. Looking forward to summer when I can have a nice, cool "mocktail" on the patio, made with this. Also looking forward to trying some variations, as suggested. Made for tag game at kittencalskitchen.com.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small, dry pot, toast cardamom over medium heat until fragrant.
  2. Remove the pot from the heat. Add ginger, sugar, water, and lime zest. Place back on heat and simmer until sugar is dissolved, about 5 minutes. Cool syrup; strain and discard solids.
  3. In a cocktail shaker(or a jar with lid), add 1 oz. syrup (or to taste) and lime juice. Add ice and shake to blend. Divide between two tall glasses, filled with ice.
  4. Top with sparkling water, club soda, or sparkling cider. Stir gently and serve immediately.
  5. Enjoy!

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