This Sunny Sparkling Amaretto Sour Cocktail Tastes Like Summer

Amaretto sours are typically made with three ingredients: Amaretto liqueur, simple syrup, and lemon juice (plus an optional orange slice and cherry garnish). For those in search of something with less sugar and a bit more kick, meet the sparkling Amaretto sour.

sparkling amaretto sour
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Hands On Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
1 cocktail


  • 1 ounce Amaretto liqueur 

  • ½ ounce simple syrup (dissolve an equal amount of sugar in water)

  • ¾ ounce fresh lemon juice

  • 4 ounces Prosecco

  • 1 orange slice

  • 1 maraschino cherry


  1. Pour the Amaretto, simple syrup, and lemon juice into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake, then strain into a glass filled with ice. Add Prosecco and gently stir to combine. Garnish with an orange slice and a cherry.

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