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Homemade Sour Mix

Homemade Sour Mix

Serves: 6

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1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice


In a small saucepan, heat the sugar and the water over medium low heat, stirring constantly until the sugar is completely dissolved. Let cool to room temperature, then stir in the lemon and lime juices. Let cool completely in the refrigerator until ready to use.

Photo Credit: Max Pixel

About the recipe

The simple syrup part of the recipe can be made well in advance, and the juices will last for about a week in the refrigerator.

This recipe was originally published as part of a Southern Kitchen article called "How to prepare a Cinco de Mayo celebration feast," and is included in the story's Grapefruit Margarita recipe.