How to make tonic syrup and homemade tonic water

A pint mason jar filled with tonic syrup

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Make tonic syrup right from home. Step up your gin and tonic game with this unique and fun recipe.




  1. Zest lemon into medium saucepan
  2. Zest lime into medium saucepan
  3. Juice lemon and lime into saucepan
  4. Add remaining ingredients
  5. Bring to boil
  6. Reduce temperature to medium low and allow to simmer for 45 minutes.
  7. Remove from heat and let sit for 20 minutes
  8. Using cheesecloth or fine strainer, strain into pint container
  9. Allow to cool in fridge
  10. When ready to serve, mix one part syrup to 4 parts soda water

Keywords: Homemade Tonic Syrup