20 Ways to Cook with Soda

Fizzy drinks add both flavor and the right consistency to these delicious, down-home BBQ sauces, marinades, baked goods and more.

Sprite Chicken Breasts

"So many teriyaki chicken recipes are overpowering — but not this one! I was surprised at how moist and tender the chicken turned out."

-Claudia Dawn

Cola Burgers

"We loved the slightly sweet flavor from the cola! These burgers are moist — definitely get a good crust on them before you flip them."

-mommyoffour

Shrimp in Cola-Chipotle Sauce

"This is quick to prepare if you use pre-peeled shrimp. The cola adds flavor and a touch of sweetness, and the sauce is good over rice."

-cookiedog

Copycat Sprite Biscuits

"I loved these homemade biscuits. They were so easy to make. My husband and I ate every single one."

-JFluckie

Mountain Dew Steak Kabobs

"These kebabs were gorgeous and delicious — we loved the fresh pineapple and tomatoes. We made them using Sprite and beef."

-LonghornMama

Root Beer Float Cookies

"I knew these would be a hit with the kids, but the adults loved them just as much, if not more. They're easy and delicious — what more could you want?"

-Chef MB

Cola Roast

"This easy dish makes its own gravy while it cooks. Although it sounds like an odd combination, it is truly delicious."

-Hippie2MARS

Sizzle-Frosted Red Velvet Cupcakes

"After experimenting with red velvet cake recipes, I found most a bit dry. I adapted a recipe until it was super-moist — it's a hit every time I make it."

-MixedFlavorOfLove

Coca-Cola Pork Chops

"These pork chops were the bomb! The meat was moist and tender, with a delicious, sweet sauce."

-Baby Kato

Coca-Cola Cake

"I finally just adapted a recipe because I couldn't find one like Cracker Barrel's! It's amazing served warm with ice cream, and it's even better the next day."

-Heather'sKitchen

Sprite Chicken Breasts

"So many teriyaki chicken recipes are overpowering — but not this one! I was surprised at how moist and tender the chicken turned out."

-Claudia Dawn

Ginger Ale Baked Ham

"Not sure if it was the ham, cooking it in a slow cooker, or the ginger ale, but this was the BEST holiday ham we have ever had!"

-ukichix

Ham BBQ-Cola Sandwiches

"This is terrific ham BBQ! Stir the ham into the sauce one slice at a time so it's well-coated and all that salty goodness cooks into the sauce."

-loof

Mountain Dew Cupcakes

"These cupcakes taste great and were really easy to make. I can't wait to share them and will definitely make these again."

-shelteredcreature

Cream Soda Pancakes

"The soda gave these a very nice flavor. I used a French crepe mix, which worked really well."

-French Tart

Lemon Lover's Pop Cake

"This is the kind of cake you need to know about when events call for 'taking a dish.' It's quick and easy — and, more importantly, good!"

-Beach Tia

Root Beer BBQ Sauce

"I baked my chicken pieces in this sauce after browning them. For thicker sauce, add water mixed with cornstarch toward the end, and simmer."

-Kittencalskitchen

Ginger Ale Ham

"This marinade definitely eliminated the usual saltiness, and gave my grilled ham slices a wonderful flavor."

-Merlot

Dr. Pepper Ribs

"I've been searching for the ultimate barbecue rib recipe, and this is it! My family did a taste test and this was the undisputed winner."

-cyn44116

Coca-Cola Banana Bread

"This is very good, and quick to make. Baking it at such a low temperature made it a beautiful golden brown."

-Lavender Lynn

Root Beer Pulled Pork

"My family enjoyed this different take on pulled pork! The root beer really adds a nice flavor."

-PrimQuilter

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