Classic Mojito

The mint growing in my garden is prolific. I really love mint especially in drinks because it adds such a fresh taste to it. My dad loves Mojitos – I really do too to be honest – and I thought why not making his favorite drink on father’s day?

Ingredients for 2:

  • 16 mint leaves
  • 1 lime, cut in half, and each half in 6 pieces
  • 20 ice cubes, crushed
  • 1/3 cup white rum
  • 1 tbs simple syrup or cane syrup
  • sparkling mineral water

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Method:

1 . In each 10 oz glass, add mint leaves, 6 slices of lime and cane sugar (or simple syrup).

2 . Using a muddling tool (or wooden spoon), muddle ingredients in the bottom of the glass to release the flavor and juices. Be careful not to over muddle the mint.

3 . Fill the glass to the top with crushed ice, and then add the rum.

4 . Finally fill the top with sparkling water and serve.

 

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