Zatarain’s Root Beer Extract 4 oz
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Zatarain’s Root Beer Concentrate brings New Orleans-style flavor to your kitchen! Made from natural and artificial flavor, this thick and creamy concentrate can be used to create up to 5 gallons of homemade root beer or a wide range of desserts. Use concentrate to make traditional ice cream floats or cupcakes, cookies or candy for a delicious treat. Concentrate comes with directions for old-fashioned bottle preparation or easy preparation by the pitcher.
Emile Zatarain’s first product in 1889 was root beer made in uptown New Orleans, and the company still packages its root beer extract to this day. This concentrate comes with directions for old-fashioned bottled preparation, or easy preparation by the pitcher. Root Beer was Emile Zatarain's first product and it remains a hit today. Try Zatarain's Root Beer Extract for a good old-fashioned Root Beer. The bottle includes directions and will make 5 gallons of Root Beer.
Zatarain's makers of root beer for over 100 years
Makers of Root Beer Since 1889
- 1 bottle makes 5 gallons of root beer without high fructose corn syrup
- Thick and creamy consistency
- Contains natural flavor
- Use to make root beer or a variety of desserts like ice cream floats
Ingredients: Water, Caramel Color, Alcohol, Natural and Artificial Flavor, Sulfiting Agents, and FD&C Red #40 Lake
Directions: shake well. To make one (1) quart of Zatarain's Root Beer Use 1/2 tablespoon Zatarain's Root Beer concentrate, eight (8) heaping tablespoons sugar (or artificial sweetener according to taste), add water to equal one (1) quart. Excellent in sparkling water. Old fashioned-method: To make 53 bottles Zatarain's Root Beer. Five (5) Gallons of lukewarm water, white sugar (three to four pounds according to taste), one (1) bottle Zatarain's Root Beer concentrate, one (1) package beer yeast (5 grams) dissolved in a cup of warm water. Mix properly and strain into clean heavy glass bottles. Cap securely. Lay in sun for an hour or two (to help it age and start yeast to rise). Always lay bottles down. Allow to stand at room temperature for 24 hours. After 24 hours, test one bottle for carbonation and flavor by tasting; if additional carbonation is desired allow to stand additional time and taste again. Refrigerate after desired carbonation is reached.
Make your own root beer at home with the best root beer extract New Orleans has to offer.
Made with natural and artificial ingredients this delicious sweet and creamy flavor will have you coming back for more.
The original recipe was first introduced over a century ago by a New Orleans store owner, Emile Zatarain.
Locals quickly took to the concentrate partly due to ingredients thought to be of great hygienic value, they would buy like crazy!
Therefore, it soon became a staple in the homes of countless families in and around New Orleans who wanted to brew their own root beer at home.
Following the success of his concentrate, Emile started marketing other products.
Some of which are still around today, such as his creole mustard.
Emile Zatarain’s root beer extract would soon start a snowball effect, as a result, the company is now known worldwide!
Substitute vanilla in your favorite recipe for the best bread pudding you’ve ever had.
Also is great to liven up other recipes such as:
- even root beer ice cream!
Your dessert will be the hit of the party.
Even with that being said, the same original recipe is still just as great!
With the hectic life of society, today home cooks long for recipes that are quick and easy.
However, not all quick and easy recipes result in something tasty.
The original recipe is quick, easy, and most importantly, delicious!
- 1/2 cups of water
- 3/4 cups of sugar
- 1 1/2 teaspoons of Zatarain’s Root Beer Extract
- 1 liter of Seltzer water or Club Soda (refrigerated)
In a medium saucepan, bring water to boil.
Secondly, add sugar and stir frequently until dissolved.
Next, add the extract and stir until completely mixed.
Then, let cool and refrigerate.
Once, you’re ready to serve, pour the mixture into a pitcher and slowly pour in the seltzer water or club soda.
Lastly, enjoy immediately to stop your homemade root beer from becoming flat.
We mix the root beer in an airtight container.
As a result, the carbonation doesn’t escape as easily and stays fresh longer.
- Caramel color
- Natural and artificial flavors
- Sulfiting agents
- FD&C red #40 lake