Homemade Sweet and Sour

Jeremy and I always ask for bartenders to hold sweet and sour mixes when making our cocktails, but when my sister came home and showed me how to make this homemade version, I’ve had a change of heart!

Homemade Sweet and Sour

Step 1. Pour 1 cup of sugar into a mason jar.


Step 2. Add 1 cup of boiling water to sugar.


Step 3. Swirl jar until sugar has fully dissolved.

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Step 4. Prepare 2/3 cup lime juice and 2/3 cup lemon juice with a juicer.


Step 5. Combine simple syrup and juices together. Voila! You have the perfect addition to any summer cocktail (great in margaritas or anything that needs a sweet and tart element).



3 thoughts on “Homemade Sweet and Sour

  1. […] 1/4 cup of cucumber slices, add 2 ounces of homemade sours, 2 ounces of jalapeno tequila and […]

  2. Josee Feezor says:

    Too funny…..so that’s what was in the jar leftover in my fridge. It seemed Ike those Meyer lemons were so much sweeter then I remembered. My lemon water was really good for a few days:)

  3. […] 2 ounces of Cachaca and 1 ounce of homemade sours to each glass and stir.  Fill glass with crushed ice and top with club […]

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