The Real Mojito
Sep 16, 2020
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A refreshing drink to have on a hot summer evening, the mint in this mojito will help to cool things way down.
10 fresh Mojito mint leaves (or peppermint or spearmint)
½ lime, cut into 4 wedges
2 tablespoons white sugar, or to taste
1 cup ice cubes
1-1/2 fluid ounces white rum
½ cup club soda
Directions: Place mint leaves and 1 lime wedge into a sturdy glass. Use a muddler to crush the mint and lime to release the mint oils and lime juice. Add 2 more lime wedges and the sugar, and muddle again to release the lime juice. Do not strain the mixture. Fill the glass almost to the top with ice. Pour the rum over the ice, and fill the glass with carbonated water. Stir, taste, and add more sugar if desired. Garnish with the remaining lime wedge.
Recipe Inspired from All Recipes