Vallie’s Amaretto Sour

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 5 mins
  • Servings: 2
  • About This Recipe

    “YUMMY, alcoholic, does it get better?”


  • 4oranges, juice of, , but it’s not the same( , but it’s not the same)
  • Amaretto, equal to the oz of the orange juice( after strained)
  • prepared sweet-and-sour mix, to equal the amt of the oj too
  • 1ounceBacardi light rum
  • ice
  • Directions

  • Garnish with a bright red cherry and an orange rind.
  • juice your oranges.
  • strain your oranges.
  • put juice into measuring thingie (ya know, with the oz’s on the side, lol).
  • pour in amaretto (same amt as oj).
  • pour in sweet and sour mix (same amt as oj, too).
  • fill with ice, then add bacardi.
  • If you have a shaker, shake it up really good (with ice) and pour into’old fashioneds’ glasses (I don’t mean yo gramma’s glasses, I mean lil glass tumblers, short and stout).
  • If you don’t, use a mixer or stir stick and mix it up real well.
  • Garnish.
  • Quick Tip: ALWAYS fill glasses to the top with ice before pouring in drink.
  • Reviews

  • “This was really a delicious drink.The amaretto really adds a nice touch, and the sweet & sour mix rounds out the total flavor boost for this cocktail.I will definitely be making this often.Thanks for sharing your recipe, Vallie.Made for Spring 2010 Pick-A-Chef.”

  • “Terrific!I love amaretto and this is a drink I often order out but never make at home – well now I will!The extra splash of rum is a nice touch.This drink is sweet and smooth – one of my favorites – thanks for sharing!”