Mojito (Cuban Mint and Rum Cocktail)

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Total Time
5mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
0 mins

A nice, light cocktail - sweet, tangy, and minty!

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • crushed ice
  • 12 leaves fresh spearmint
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice (preferably fresh, do not use Rose's Lime)
  • 1 -2 tablespoon sugar syrup, to taste
  • 1 12-2 ounces rum, to taste
  • 2 ounces club soda, more to taste

Directions

  1. Fill a glass 1/3 full with crushed ice, and place mint leaves and sugar syrup on top.
  2. Using a muddle stick or wooden pestle, mash them together for about 20 seconds.
  3. Add the rum and club soda and lime juice and stir well.
  4. Garnish with mint sprig, serve, and enjoy!
  5. *To make sugar syrup, dissolve 1 part sugar into 1 part hot water and boil until thickened.