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Sour Mix

 Sour Mix
Create your own sour mix at home following this easy-to-make recipe. You can adjust the flavor by using either all lemon or lime juice or varying the proportions of lemon to lime juice.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
58 ServingsPrep: 5 min. Cook: 10 min.


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 cup lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup lime juice


  • In a small saucepan, combine sugar and water. Bring to a boil over
  • medium heat. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 3 to 5 minutes or
  • until sugar is dissolved, stirring occasionally. Remove from the
  • heat; cool to room temperature.
  • Transfer to a container with a tight-fitting lid. Add lemon and lime
  • juices. Store in the refrigerator for up to two weeks. Yield: 3-2/3
  • cups.
Nutritional Facts: 1 tablespoon equals 28 calories, trace fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, trace sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.