Gino's Marvelous Mojitos

READY IN: 6mins
Recipe by oharaj5

Brings me right back to the Atlantis in the Bahamas. "Tastes like a minty lemonade!"

Top Review by NorthwestGal

As written, I thought it was a very good cocktail but not the best Mojito I've ever had (it was lacking in lime flavor). But once I added some fresh lime juice, it was THE perfect Mojito. I have saved this recipe to my main cookbook, to which I have added a private note to add at least 2 tablespoons of lime juice and plenty of mint leaves.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. SIMPLE SYRUP: Bring 1 cup water 1 cup sugar to a boil and let cool.
  2. MOJITO: Pour 1 shot of rum and 1 shot of simple sugar into a tall glass.
  3. Cut lime and drop 2 slices into glass.
  4. Add mint leaves and grind in glass to combine flavors.
  5. Pour about 8 oz of club soda into the glass and stir.
  6. Garnish with lime on rim and enjoy!
  7. *Easy pitcher drink also.
  8. (Note: can use lime juice or a drop of mint extract instead).

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