This fermented beverage is made by brewing water kefir along with almond extract, creating a fizzy, crisp taste that’s also probiotic! It’s a pretty simple process, so don’t get intimidated. Follow my super easy steps below to make Homemade Almond Cream Soda!
If you’re not familiar with water kefir, check out this post on How to Make Water Kefir Soda. It goes more in-depth on this process. I promise it’s really easy.
As easy as adding kefir, sugar and water together! It only needs about 23 hours to ferment too. It’ll be a quick ferment. The kids will think it’s magic is mom or dad makes their own soda!
Fermenting Equipment | Almond Cream Soda
- Mason Jars
- Air Lock
- Filtered water – There are other types of water you could use but it is the best option.
- Wooden spoon for stirring.
- Stainless steel sieve or fine mesh strainer
- ¼ cup Water kefir grains – This is where I bought mine, and they were great for me, but there are many places where you can get them.
- Sugar – any sugar is good. Do not use honey!
- ¼ cup Water Kefir Grains
- 1/4 cup Sugar
- 4 cups Filtered water
- 1-2 tsp Pure Almond Extract
- Add water to clean a mason jar
- Add sugar and mix thoroughly
- Add the water kefir
- Add the Fermentools lid and airlock
- Store in a dark area away from light, with temperatures around 68º – 78º F
- After 48 hours, using a bowl to catch the liquid, strain out (using a fine mesh sieve) the water kefir grains and set them aside for the next batch.
- Add the almond extract, and stir.
- Chill and then serve.
Don’t forget to check out this post on How to Make Water Kefir!
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Nutrition InformationYield 2 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 111Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 21mgCarbohydrates 26gFiber 0gSugar 26gProtein 0g
For the most accurate nutritional information, you should calculate the nutritional value of each ingredient yourself. These calculations are provided by a third party and are not expected to be exact. You are solely responsible for ensuring the nutritional information you use is accurate.
Don’t forget to check out this post on How to Make Water Kefir! In this post I talk about other ways to flavor water kefir, plus the lingo. Did you know water kefir is often called WK? Yep, it sure is. 2f usually means 2nd ferment, that’s when we usually add in flavors like fruits and whatnot.
Another thing about water kefir is that you kinda have to keep it going. Unless…of course you really need a break. Or perhaps, if you are going on vacation. There are some tricks to taking a break from water kefir.
More Fermenting Recipes
- Fermented Cherry Tomatoes
- Bell Peppers
- Fermented Carrots with Garlic
- Fermented Pickles
- Fermented Sauerkraut
- How to Make Water Kefir
- Water Kefir Vacation
- Pineapple Chutney
- How to Flavor Water Kefir Sodas
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