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Sweet and Sour Mix Recipe

Homemade Sweet and Sour Mix recipe perfect for making to have on hand when you want to make your favorite cocktail or mixed drink at home!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Chilling Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 15 mins
Course: Beverages
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 104kcal
Author: Julie Evink


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice


  • In a saucepan simmer water and granulated sugar over medium heat until it is fully dissolved.
  • Pour it into a jar and let it come to room temperature.
  • Add 1/2 cup of lemon juice and 1/2 cup lime juice.
  • Store it in a sealed container for 2-3 weeks in the fridge or for up to a month in the freezer.



Calories: 104kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 33mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 10.5mg | Calcium: 4mg