Side Car Recipe

Side Car Recipe

How To Make Side Car

This 10-minute side car recipe serves a classic boozy cocktail that fuses brandy, cointreau, and lemon juice for a tangy and refreshing drink.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes



  • 1cupwater
  • cupsugar
  • ½cuplemon juice
  • ½cupCointreau
  • 1cupbrandy,or cognac
  • ice
  • sugar,for coating martini glasses


  1. In a small saucepan, combine the water and sugar and bring to a boil. Cook over moderate heat, stirring just until the sugar dissolves. Let cool.

  2. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add ¼ cup of the syrup, ¼ cup lemon juice, ¼ cup Cointreau, and ½ cup brandy. Shake vigorously until quite cold and strain into 4 frozen, sugar-rimmed martini glass.

  3. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 4 more drinks.

  4. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 169.68kcal
  • Fat: 0.04g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.00g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.00g
  • Carbohydrates: 18.96g
  • Fiber: 0.05g
  • Sugar: 18.26g
  • Protein: 0.05g
  • Sodium: 1.94mg
  • Calcium: 1.98mg
  • Potassium: 16.91mg
  • Iron: 0.04mg
  • Vitamin C: 5.90mg
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