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“This is a fabulous Mojito recipe that makes enough for 4 glasses. I usually double or triple the recipe and serve it in a glass pitcher that is garnished with mint leaves. Perfect for Cinco de Mayo! This Mojito can be made with either white or gold rum but don't leave out the bitters. ¡Vivas!”
READY IN:
6mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
Metric

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12-15 small fresh mint sprigs, plus 4 more for garnish
  • 59.14 ml sugar, plus
  • 29.58 ml sugar, sifted (can use superfine sugar)
  • 118.29 ml fresh lime juice, chilled
  • 177.44 ml white rum or 177.44 ml golden rum, chilled
  • 2.0 ml Angostura bitters
  • 473.18 ml club soda, chilled
  • crushed ice

Directions

  1. In a large container or bowl, muddle mint with sugar until the mint is coarsely chopped and the sugar has turned a shade of green.
  2. Add lime juice, rum and bitters and stir until sugar dissolves.
  3. Strain into a small pitcher.
  4. Pour into iced tea or mojito glasses that are filled about 1/3 with crushed ice and top each drink with 1/2 cup of the club soda. Garnish with mint sprigs and serve.

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