mason jar full of sweet and sour drink mix with lemons and limes in the background

Sweet and Sour Mix

This Sweet and Sour Mix is easy to make, just three ingredients, and keeps in your refrigerator for a month! You can always have some on hand to make the best margaritas!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice about 7 limes
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice about 2 limes


  1. Simmer 2 cups of water and 1 cup of granulated sugar over medium heat until it is fully dissolved. 

  2.  Pour it into a jar and let it come to room temperature. 

  3. Add 1/2 cup of lemon juice and 1/2 cup lime juice. 

  4. Store it in a sealed container for a week or for up to a month in the freezer.