Mojito (Cuban Mint and Rum Cocktail)

“A nice, light cocktail - sweet, tangy, and minty!”
READY IN:
5mins
SERVES:
1
UNITS:
Metric

Ingredients Nutrition

  • crushed ice
  • 12 leaf fresh spearmint
  • 44.37 ml lime juice (preferably fresh, do not use Rose's Lime)
  • 14.79-29.58 ml sugar syrup, to taste
  • 42.52-56.69 g rum, to taste
  • 56.69 g 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.

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