A close-up shot of three glasses of amaretto surrounded by almonds as it is placed on a wooden table
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Classic Amaretto Sour Recipe

This nutty liqueur makes an excellent sour. This classic recipe is easy to prepare and is a definite party pleaser. 
Prep Time2 mins
Course: Alcoholic drink
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Liqueur, Amaretto Liqueur
Appliance: Cocktail Shaker
Servings: 1 serving
Author: Paromita Datta


  • 1.5 oz Amaretto liqueur
  • 0.75 oz lime juice
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • 1 orange slice, thinly cut optional
  • Ice cubes


  • Pour the liqueur into a cocktail shaker with ice, syrup, and lemon juice.
  • Shake to combine ingredients and let it cool.
  • Pour into a glass and place a slice of orange on top.
    A picture of three glasses of amaretto tea