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Cherry Vanilla Soda Fountain Drink Recipe

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Thirsty? This Cherry Vanilla Soda Fountain Drink Recipe will have you gulping down your glass! This is the perfect drink recipe for the hot summer months.

If you love soda fountain recipes, don’t miss this one. It’s a great flavor that tastes just like it’s from the good ol’ days!

The fun thing about making this simple soda recipe is that you can double or triple it to make it for a party as well. Why limit something this delicious when such recipes were meant to be shared?

Cherry Vanilla Soda Fountain Drink Recipe

With just five simple ingredients, this is the best way to make a delicious drink fast. Add, stir, and let your tastebuds enjoy the process.

This would be perfect for a birthday party, a celebration, or even a BBQ during the hot summer months. It’s refreshing and delicious – and everyone will love how it tastes!

This is a straightforward soda recipe the kids can probably make alone. Have them measure out the needed ingredients and follow the simple steps.

How do I keep a drink recipe for a party from getting watered down?

When preparing drinks for a party, one of the major concerns is how to maintain the ideal flavor and temperature without the drinks getting watered down.

Several strategies can be employed to prevent the dilution of the drinks. For instance, one can use larger ice cubes instead of smaller ones. Larger ice cubes melt much slower, keeping the glass chilled longer without watering it.

Also, utilizing alternative cooling mediums like stainless steel chilling spheres could be an excellent approach. These items keep the drinks colder longer and minimize the amount of ice used.

Another approach is to serve the drinks in smaller portions or opt for a setup with multiple smaller-sized glasses.

This limits the time drinks are left out, exposed to heat and air, leading to melting ice and a watered-down beverage.

By adopting these tips and tricks, one can adequately address the issue of watered-down drinks, ensuring the perfect drink for any party.

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Reminder, not all ingredients in the Simple Soda Fountain Recipe are linked above, just the ones that may be a bit difficult to find or that you might be unsure of what to look for

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Can I make drink recipes ahead of time?

The answer depends on the type of drink and the ingredients involved. Certain mixed drinks containing fresh fruit or dairy may not retain their quality over time.

However, recipes featuring bitters, syrups, and spirits can be pre-batched and stored in airtight containers without compromising flavor.

It is also important to consider storage and transportation logistics.

Advanced preparation for certain drinks can save time and ensure consistency, but choosing recipes carefully and prioritizing safety and quality are essential.

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Cherry Vanilla Soda Fountain Drink Recipe

Cherry Vanilla Soda Fountain Drink Recipe

Yield: 2
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

This Cherry Vanilla Soda Fountain Drink Recipe is a great sipper! Perfect drink recipe for a hot summer day!


  • 6-8 pitted cherries
  • 2 ounces of Simple syrup (equal parts water and granulated sugar)
  • 1 ounce vanilla extract
  • 8 ounces Sprite or 7 Up
  • Crushed ice


  1. Put the cherries into the food processor and pulse until blended. Add the simple sugar and vanilla. Pulse for 5-7 seconds.
  2. Pour the mixture into the mixing glass.
  3. Add crushed ice and shake.
  4. Pour into a drinking glass over ice and top with Sprite of 7Up. Add 2-3 cherries as a garnish.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 162Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 14mgCarbohydrates: 33gFiber: 1gSugar: 32gProtein: 0g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix on 5/12/2023

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