"Open Happiness"- a phrase that we all are acquainted with. World's largest selling soft drink Coca Cola's century’s old debated recipe has been revealed. The secret is unfolded by thisamericanlife on their front page recently. Now we all know what goes on in the 125 years old happiness factory.
The unique flavor of Coke comes from 7 spices. Those are, alcohol, orange oil, lemon oil, nutmeg oil, coriander oil, neroli oil and cinnamon oil. The syrup is made up of water, sugar, caramel (for coloring), fluid extract of coca, vanilla extract, caffeine, lime juice and citric acid. Then this syrup is mixed with carbonated water in 1:5 ratio (1 part syrup to 5 parts bubbly water) to make the soda. The website has given full instruction on how to make it at home with a legal note at the end. So you can ask me to taste & approve when your homemade Coke is ready :)