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Homemade Grenadine

Ditch the store bought goop and make your own grenadine. This DIY version will vastly improve drinks like a Tequila Sunrise and Ward 8. Plus, it's crazy easy to make.

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1 pomegranate
.5 Cup water
.5 Cup sugar


  • Cut pomegranate in half and de-seed it.
  • Add seeds, water and sugar to a saucepan.
  • Bring to a simmer and cook for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and let steep for an additional 30 minutes.
  • Strain out seeds, and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator until ready to use.