A really easy to make homemade cola soda that is bursting with flavour from spices, citrus and lavendar. This is what cola should taste like when it’s made with real ingredients and not 110% sugar*! *probably an exaggeration
My mum’s first reaction when she saw this Homemade Cola was “why isn’t it black?!” And that may well be similar to the reaction you are having, it certainly doesn’t look like the cola we know. And, I’ll be straight up with you, it doesn’t exactly taste like it either. But there’s a good reason for that, and that is it’s made with a reasonable amount of sugar and all natural flavours and no colouring. I won’t claim to know exactly what Coca Cola put in their drinks, even after having been to the World of Coke twice (totally worth doing if you’re in Atlanta just btw) but I know there is A LOT of sugar, and colourings to make it as dark as it is.