You can buy grenadine, but after you make your own, you'll never go back to the store-bought version. Kids love it, especially when it's turned into a Shirley Temple by adding it to a lemon-lime soda. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Total TimePrep: 5 min. Cook: 5 min. + cooling
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup pomegranate juice
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice, optional
- In a small saucepan, combine sugar and pomegranate juice. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved; remove from heat. If desired, stir in lemon juice; cool. Cover and store in the refrigerator up to 4 weeks.
Nutrition Facts1 tablespoon: 26 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Homemade Grenadine in Taste of Home June/July 2019