Amaretto Sidecar Cocktail showing orange slices for garnish

Amaretto Sidecar Cocktail

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 Drink 1x

We made this classic sidecar cocktail with our homemade Amaretto instead of cognac and we think you’re going to love it! A delicious sipping cocktail that’s perfect for happy hour or parties!



  • 2 ounces Amaretto (try our Homemade Amaretto recipe!)
  • 3/4 ounce orange liquor like Cointreau, Grand Marnier or Triple Sec
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • Orange slices for garnish


  1. Add the Amaretto, orange liquor and lemon juice to a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Shake well and strain into a coupe glass and garnish with fresh orange slices.
  • Category: Cocktails
  • Method: Shaken
  • Cuisine: American

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