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Sidecar Recipe
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Welcome summer with this tart citrus delight. Treat yourself to this sunny drink.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES:1 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES: 1 servings


  • Ice cubes
  • 1 ounce brandy
  • 2/3 ounce (4 teaspoons) Triple Sec
  • 1-1/2 to 3 teaspoons lemon juice
  • Lemon twist

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 137 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.


  1. Fill a shaker three-fourths full with ice. Add the brandy, triple sec and lemon juice. Cover and shake for 10-15 seconds or
  2. until condensation forms on outside of shaker. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish as desired. Yield: 1 serving.
Originally published as Sidecar in The Taste of Home Cookbook 2007

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