Tarragon Soda


Simple Syrup* - prepare ahead of time & let cool

  • 5 cups hot water
  • 5 cups cups sugar

Tarragon Syrup

  • ½ quart of the cooled Simple Syrup*
  • 1 large bunch  (10 oz) tarragon leaves

Additional Ingredients

  • ice cubes
  • seltzer water

Special Equipment

  • blender


Make Simple Syrup - prepare head of time to give time to cool

  1. Combine hot water and sugar in heatproof container
  2. Stir to dissolve sugar and allow to cool before use

Make Tarragon Syrup

  1. Add tarragon leaves to a blender with ½ quart of the cooled Simple Syrup
  2. Blend well, until completely smooth (until tarragon is "pulverized")
  3. Add to remaining cooled Simple Syrup

Assemble & Serve

  1. Add ice cubes to a 10 oz glass with ice
  2. Fill ¾ full with seltzer water
  3. Add 2 oz of Tarragon Syrup per 10 oz glass, stir and enjoy!

Note: This recipe makes lots of Tarragon Syrup!  So store, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 1 month and use to flavor your favorite beverages (cocktails too!)