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Mojito - Recipe

From Cinco de Mayo through Labor Day, this rum-based beverage from the tropics of Latin America is a summertime crowd pleaser. The mint and lime flavors, as well as the slightly sweet taste, make it irresistible.
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Mojito Recipe
  • Place sugar, torn or chopped pieces of mint, and lime juice in a tall container.
  • Use a muddler or the handle end of a long wooden spoon to mix the ingredients and crush the fresh mint on the bottom of the container, rubbing it around the glass to release the mint flavors. 
  • Add and mix the rum into the other ingredients that have been crushed and mixed. Strain the mixture into the Collins glass.
  • Add club soda to top off mixture; then add ice.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Container: Tall Collins Glass
Servings: 1
Serving Size: 8 ounces
-2 ounces white rum
-1 teaspoon sugar
-2 ounces lime juice (or juice of 1 lime)
-4 mint leaves, torn or coarsely chopped
-2 ounces club soda
- garnish: sprigs of mint and slices or quarter of lime
- ice, add as desired