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In the kitchen: Lime soda recipe

On a sweltering summer day, nothing is quite as refreshing as a cold citrus drink—and fresh lime soda is a favorite way to beat the heat in countries like India and Bangladesh. This easy lime soda recipe — it’s just a few ingredients — is sure to be a crowd-pleaser with your family and at summer barbecues.

On a sweltering summer day, nothing is quite as refreshing as a cold citrus drink — and fresh lime soda is a favorite way to beat the heat in countries like India and Bangladesh. This easy recipe — it’s just a few ingredients — is sure to be a crowd-pleaser with your family and at summer barbecues.

DISH: Lime soda

PREP TIME: 10 min.

INGREDIENTS: Sugar, water, club soda, fresh lime juice, and lime wedges (for garnish)

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Make simple syrup by combining equal parts water and sugar in a pan over medium heat, stirring until all the sugar is dissolved. When the edges start to simmer — the liquid should be clear, not cloudy — remove from heat. Let cool and transfer to an airtight container.
  2. Fill a glass half full with club soda, then add simple syrup and lime juice to taste. We recommend 2 Tbsp. simple syrup and 1.5 Tbsp. lime juice.
  3. Add ice if desired, garnish with lime wedges, and enjoy!

 

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