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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Homemade Sour Mix

This fresh citrus blend is a big step up from store-bought versions and takes only a few minutes to make. Use it in any cocktail that calls for sour mix.

  • prep: 5 mins
    total time: 5 mins
  • yield: Makes 1 cup


  • 1/3 cup superfine sugar
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice (from 3 lemons)
  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice (from 6 limes)
  • 3 tablespoons fresh orange juice


  1. Step 1

    Whisk together all ingredients until sugar dissolves.

Martha Stewart Living, August 2010

Reviews (1)

  • 19 Mar, 2014

    This is a great sweet and sour mix and the only one I'll use. It lasts much longer than indicated, about 2 weeks.