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Mango Melon and Lime Soda with Mint and Geranium

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  • Author: Alisha Randell
  • Yield: 4 1x


Cool and Refreshing Homemade Soda


  • 1 mango melon, peeled and seeded
  • 1015 large spearmint leaves
  • 1 medium bunch geranium leaves and flowers
  • 2 cups (500 ml) water
  • 2 cups (500 ml) raw sugar
  • 2 fresh limes, juiced
  • 2 ltr sparkling water
  • Chilled pitcher of soda glasses
  • Ice


  1. Roughly chop your melon and set aside. Tear mint ans geranium leaves to release essential oils.
  2. Place 2 cups (500 ml)of water into a sauce pan then add melon, herbs and sugar bringing to a low boil over medium heat. Reduce heat and simmer for an additional 3-5 minutes, then remove from heat and allow to steep for 20 minutes.
  3. Strain mixture through a fine mesh sieve until syrup is clear of debris. Add lime juice and stir until incorporated. Refrigerate syrup until well chilled.
  4. When ready to serve mix 1/2 cup (125 ml) simple syrup to two cups sparkling water. Or start with a lesser amount of syrup until desired taste is acquired.


Chill your simple syrup completely prior to preparing your soda.
Serve immediately once sparkling water is added to syrup.

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