• 9 Ratings

Customize this classic mojito recipe with your favorite rum (flavored if you please!), add a splash of refreshing club soda and fresh herbs, then finish with a squeeze of time. This is one cocktail recipe you'll return to again and again!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Grab a tall glass and add simple syrup or sugar.

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  • Toss in mint leaves or basil leaves torn in two if necessary and lime juice.

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  • Use muddler to gently "bruise" the herbs against the glass to allow their flavorful oils to meld with the liquids and fruit** (if using).

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  • Fill glass three-quarters full with ice.

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  • Add coconut or fruit-flavored rum and top off with club soda. Use a sugarcane skewer, swizzle stick or cocktail spoon to combine.

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  • Squeeze and drop in additional lime wedges or two and stir again.

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  • Garnish drink with a few extra sprigs of mint or basil, mostly to help drink in their aroma. Enjoy!

Simple Syrup:

In small saucepan, combine and simmer 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar. Cook and stir until sugar is dissolved, about 4 minutes. Set saucepan in bowl of ice water until syrup is cool.

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If desired, add a few fresh fruit sections.

Nutrition Facts

142 calories; 0 g total fat; 0 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 31 mg sodium. 96 mg potassium; 20 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 17 g sugar; 1 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 632 IU vitamin a; 8 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 16 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 40 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

Reviews

9 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0