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No more store-bought

Keep a jar of this homemade sweet and sour bar mix in the refrigerator, and you'll never have to buy another preservative-laden bottle again.

sweet and sour mix

When it's this easy to make sweet and sour mix, you'll always be ready for a bright and citrusy happy hour.

Homemade sweet and sour bar mix recipe

Yields about 4 cups


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


  1. In a small saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add sugar and let boil until dissolved, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat. Stir in the lemon and lime juices.
  2. Let cool and store covered in the refrigerator. Mixture will keep for about a week.

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