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Category: Drinks

Lemon sour mix

It is a scorchingly hot day in Las Vegas as I retreat inside Desert Passage, a faux-casbah mall inside the Aladdin resort. Hot and sticky, I agree to let a pedicab driver whisk me past life-size stone elephants and a ... Read more

Total time: 15 minutes, plus cooling time | Makes 2 1/2 cups
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 6 lemons
  • 6 limes

Step 1Make a simple syrup by combining the sugar and water in a small saucepan and bringing it to a boil over medium heat. Reduce the heat and simmer until the sugar is dissolved and the syrup is clear, about 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and cool to room temperature.

Step 2While the syrup cools, squeeze the lemons and limes, straining the pulp and seeds. Add the juices to the cooled syrup. Refrigerate to store.

Each ounce:
26 calories; 0 protein; 7 grams carbohydrates; 0 fiber; 0 fat; 0 saturated fat; 0 cholesterol; 0 sodium.
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