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Homemade Soda with Whey

Need to use up excess whey? Here's an easy recipe for homemade soda‚Ķ (It calls for 1 cup of whey!)

Course Beverage
Cuisine Traditional
Prep Time 15 minutes
Fermenting Time 2 days
Total Time 2 days 15 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 66 kcal
Author Wardee Harmon



  1. Put the sugar in a gallon jar. 

  2. Add warm or hot water, just enough to dissolve the sugar when stirring. 

  3. Combine the lemon juice and cool water to fill the jar to the shoulder (3/4 full).

  4. Add the whey. Stir.

  5.  Cover tightly and let culture at room temperature for 2 to 3 days.

  6. Transfer to fridge or decant to Grolsch-style bottles and chill. If it's too tart, add honey or stevia, to taste.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Homemade Soda with Whey
Amount Per Serving
Calories 66 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 11mg4%
Sodium 10mg0%
Potassium 59mg2%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 18IU0%
Vitamin C 13mg16%
Calcium 24mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.