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Homemade Sour Mix

Keep homemade sour mix on hand to make tons of cocktails, from the margarita to the whiskey sour. Great for parties or cocktail mixing whenever you feel like it!

let’s get started!

what you'll need

a small saucepan a mason jar or bottle with a lid

Prep Time: 10 Min

1 cup water 1 cup sugar 1 cup lime juice 1 cup lemon juice

makes: 4 cups


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Mix sugar & water.


Pour sugar and water into saucepan over medium heat. Stir until combined.

Let mixture rest.


Once sugar and water are combined, remove from heat and let rest 10 minutes.

Juice your fruit.


You'll need about 6 lemons and 8 limes for this recipe. Concentrate works too!

Sour things up!


Add lemon and lime juice and stir until combined.

Chill out.


If using immediately, add 1-2 ice cubes to reduce the temperature.

Save for later.


Decant the mixture a jar or bottle and store in fridge up to 2 weeks.

make this recipe your own! 

Mix 2 egg whites into the cooled mixture for a more frothy option. Use within 2 days.

Susannah Brinkley Henry

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