An amaretto sour drink recipe isn't complicated! This recipe is almost ALWAYS in the top 5 most viewed Italian Drinks on my site. And if you still want amaretto but not this recipe, I have a whole section of just amaretto drink recipes
As for this recipe, there are only three ingredients - which makes it really hard to mess up! I mean, how hard is it to goof up with lemons, sugar and amaretto? Like not at all.
Don't let the cost of a bottle stop you from making this. Once you buy the bottle there are so many other things you can do with it besides drink. I have a side collection of just amaretto recipes. We use this a lot in our Italian Dessert Recipes not just in our drinks.
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PS: There's a couple of FAQs and substitutions for this recipes listed below.
* 1 1/2 oz amaretto
* 1 - 2 splashes sweet and sour mix
* Pour the amaretto liqueur into a cocktail shaker half-filled with ice cubes.
* Add a splash or two of sweet and sour mix - shake well.
* Strain or pour into serving glass
* Garnish and serve.
* If you already have your sweet and sour made, what's this gonna take you? tops?
* Mix 8 oz of FRESH lemon juice with 2 Tbsp of sugar.
You can - but the sour mix is so simple to make! Your own sour mix will be far better than anything you can get in the grocery store.
ONLY IF YOU HAVE TO! The fresh lemons make the drink!
They probably shouldn't be cloudy. But, this will happen if a juicer is used and the lemon is juiced whole. The pith causes the cloudiness.
Nothing! It's pretty basic and this is the traditional recipe. Only sub would be lemon juice in a bottle - IF YOU ABSOLUTELY MUST!
Being Italian and also a foodie purist, I prefer to stick with an Italian liqueur that is actually made in Italy. I guess too, I'm sentimental. My parents and grandparents always had DiSaronno in the cabinet. So that is what I buy. Doesn't make my amaretto sour drink recipe the best in the history of ever, but I do like to stay true to my heritage.
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