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Mojito

Mojito Cocktail


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  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

The most classic mint cocktail of all time? The Mojito! This iconic Cuban cocktail is perfectly balanced and just sweet enough.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 3 mint leaves, plus additional for garnish
  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce (1 tablespoonsimple syrup or maple syrup
  • 2 ounces (4 tablespoons) white rum
  • 4 ounces (1/2 cup) soda water

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the mint leaves with the lime juice and syrup. (Here’s how to muddle mint.)
  2. Add the rum and fill the cocktail shaker with ice. Shake until cold.
  3. Place ice into a glass, and strain in the liquid. Top off the glass with soda water. Garnish with additional mint leaves.
  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Shaken
  • Cuisine: Cocktails

Keywords: Mint Cocktails, Mojito