From the kitchen of Stephanie Knewasser. Why not just freeze
soda without adding simple syrup (warmed water & sugar)? We
tried it both ways & prefer this way.
1 c soda
2/3 c water
1/4 c sugar
1/8 tsp vanilla (optional)*
Let the soda go flat by leaving it on the counter & giving it an
Meanwhile, over low heat, warm the sugar & water in a small pot.
Stir until dissolved.
Heat for 5 minutes creating a simple syrup.
Add the soda to the simple syrup.
If desired, add a little vanilla.
Pour into popsicle mold. Freeze.
*A note on vanilla:
We all agreed the vanilla enhanced the Cream Soda Pops.
We had some votes for vanilla, some against, with the Orange Pops.
Use your judgement for when to add a splash of vanilla.
Orange Soda Pops
Rootbeer Soda Pops
Missing the sticks that came with your mold? Cover the mold with
tinfoil. Insert wooden popsicle sticks or plastic spoons.
Cream Soda Pops
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