Homemade Ginger Ale Soda

HOMEMADE Ginger Ale Soda! This DIY simple syrup recipe is easy to make! Make your favorite flavor soda healthy with fresh ingredients and a sparkling water sodastream machine! 
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  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup peeled chopped ginger
  • 3 tablespoons fresh mint
  • 1 star anise pod
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water


  • Add 1/2 cup water to saucepan and bring to a low boil. Add ginger, mint, star anise and allspice and reduce to simmer for 5 minutes. Take off the stove and let sit for 5 minutes.
  • Strain liquid to remove all ginger chunks, mint leaves, star anise and allspice.
  • In another saucepan add 1/2 cup sugar with 1/2 cup water. Bring to a boil making sure sugar is dissolved.
  • Add ginger water to sugar syrup sauce pan and stir.
  • Add 2-3 tablespoons of ginger ale syrup to 8 oz glass of cold carbonated water. Stir and serve.  Refrigerate any ginger ale syrup left over.  This will last a few weeks.