Caffeine Free Cola Recipe
If you can't find your favorite caffeine free cola, make your own! This is a bit crazy, but if you're desperate, why not try it. It's all natural and quick to make.
lemon, zest and juice
lime, zest and juice
oranges, zest and juice
cinnamon sticks, broken
or 1/4 tsp ground
or 1/4 tsp ground dried ginger
or other browning sauce
Add water, sugar, fruit zest, cinnamon, coriander, nutmeg and ginger into a sauce pot over high heat. Bring to a boil for 1 minute and then turn off the heat. Allow to cool to room temperature.
Add fruit juices, Kitchen Bouquet and vanilla.
To make a cola drink, add 1/2 cup of syrup to 1 1/2 cups carbonated water. Mix gently and add ice.
Store leftover syrup in the refrigerator for two weeks.
This isn't going to taste exactly like Coca-Cola or Pepsi, but will definitely be recognizable as cola. But, it's caffeine free!