COLD BREW ORANGE TONIC

A flavorful, fizzy concoction with homemade simple syrup

Cold brew tonics are making a fizzy splash. They’re like the sophisticated, modern version of the old-fashioned soda fountain drink. But instead of the egg cream’s milk and chocolate syrup, this cold brew tonic recipe features smooth, bold coffee and orange cardamom simple syrup. Learn how to make this recipe using Starbucks® Cold Brew Coffee Pitcher Packs.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

  • Makes ½ cup, enough for 8 cold brew tonics
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon crushed cardamom
  • Zest of 1 small orange

How to Make

STEP ONE

Make cold brew by pouring filtered water over two Starbucks® Cold Brew Coffee Pitcher Packs.

STEP TWO

Let steep for 24 hours.

STEP THREE

Remove Pitcher Packs and add water. 

STEP FOUR

Make the orange cardamom simple syrup by combining water, juice, sugar, cardamom and orange zest in saucepan.

STEP FIVE

Bring to a boil to dissolve sugar, then let cool.

STEP SIX

Strain out cardamom and orange zest.

STEP SEVEN

To make the cold brew tonic, fill a tall glass with ice.

STEP EIGHT

Pour in simple syrup, then add cold brew and tonic water.

STEP NINE

Stir and garnish with an orange slice.

STEP TEN

Serve and enjoy.

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