New Orleans Nectar Syrup

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Recipe by Penny Stettinius

Growing up in New Orleans, we used to go to the K&B for a nectar ice cream soda. Make this syrup and add it to some seltzer water with a giant scoop of vanilla ice cream! I think you'll love it, a different ice cream soda.

Top Review by kjkvett

I've never been to New Orleans, so I can't say whether this tastes authentic, but I am sure it does, since Trinkets grew up there. I like it. It's vert nice as a sauce over ice cream, and I just tried the ice cream soda, and it was very good as well.

I did a second half-batch and added 1 tsp vanilla and no almond, and with fizzy water added, it makes an excellent Cream Soda-almost better than the beloved and mourned Barq's Cream soda of my childhood.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring sugar and water to a boil over medium heat.
  2. Let boil about 10 seconds and remove from the heat, let it cool.
  3. Add vanilla, almond extract, and coloring, stir well.
  4. Keep in the refrigerator.

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