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Mojito Recipe

How to make an easy mojito cocktail. Either a single serving or pitcher version.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Beverages
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1
Calories: 190kcal
Author: Julie Evink

Ingredients

SINGLE SERVING:

  • 10 fresh mint leaves plus more for garnish
  • 2 ounces white rum or 4 tablespoon
  • 2 ounces fresh lime juice
  • 2-3 tsp simple syrup to taste
  • ½ c. club soda
  • 1 c. ice cubes

PITCHER FOR A CROWD (8 SERVINGS):

  • 80 mint leaves plus more for garnish
  • 2 c. white rum
  • 1 c. fresh lime juice
  • 1/3 c. simple syrup or more/less to taste
  • 4 c. ice
  • 8 c. club soda

Instructions

  • For A Single Serving: Muddle the mint with the lime juice (using a cocktail muddler or a wooden spoon in the bottom of a tall cocktail glass).
  • Add the rum, simple syrup, ice and club soda, and mix well as extra mint or lime wedges for garnish, if desired.
  • For A Pitcher: Add the mint leaves with lime juice in a large pitcher and muddle (using a cocktail muddler or a wooden spoon). Add the rum, simple syrup, ice and club soda, and mix well as extra mint or lime wedges for garnish, if desired.
  • Serve in tall glasses filled with ice, then garnish with extra mint or lime wedges, if desired.

Video

Notes

Simple Syrup - 1 cup white sugar and 1/2 cup water, simmered for a few minutes so all sugar is dissolved and cooled

Nutrition

Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 50mg | Potassium: 123mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 425IU | Vitamin C: 20.2mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg