Minty Summer Mojito

Summer is here and it’s time for relaxing by the pool, BBQ’s and hanging out with family and friends. There’s nothing more refreshing on a hot, summer afternoon/evening than a Minty Mojito! I have a delicious recipe for you to share with your family and friends during all your summer get-togethers.

Minty Summer Mojito

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Minty Summer Mojito

Ingredients

  • 10 Fresh Mint Leaves
  • 4 Lime Wedges
  • 2 TBSP Sugar
  • 1 Cup Ice Cubes
  • 1.5 FL OZ. White Rum
  • 1/2 Cup Club Soda

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Instructions

1. Place mint leaves and 1 lime wedge in a sturdy glass. 

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2. Muddle mint & lime to release juices. 

To muddle, you use a stick that looks a little like a pestle (from mortar and pestle) and you basically gently mash it all together.

Here is an example:
Muddler

3. Add 2 more lime wedges with sugar & muddle again. Do not strain mixture.

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4. Add ice to same glass & pour rum over ice.

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5. Add soda & stir.

6. Garnish with lime wedge.

ENJOY!

Minty Summer Mojito
2016-07-03 15:35:26

Serves 1
A delicious, refreshing summer beverage.

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Ingredients
  1. * 10 Fresh Mint Leaves
  2. * 4 Lime Wedges
  3. * 2 TBSP Sugar
  4. * 1 Cup Ice Cubes
  5. * 1.5 FL OZ. White Rum
  6. * 1/2 Cup Club Soda
Instructions
  1. 1. Place mint leaves & 1 lime wedge in sturdy glass.
  2. 2. Muddle mint & lime to release juices.
  3. 3. Add 2 more lime wedges with sugar & muddle again. Do not strain mixture.
  4. 4. Add ice to same glass & pour rum over ice.
  5. 5. Add soda & stir.
  6. 6. Garnish with lime wedge.
  7. ENJOY!
Notes
  1. To muddle, you use a stick that looks a little like a pestle (from mortar and pestle) and you basically gently mash it all together.
Here is an example
  1. https://www.amazon.com/Winco-Wooden-Muddler-Lacquered-Walnut/dp/B000GFP0PO/ref=sr_1_3?s=kitchen&ie=UTF8&qid=1467578020&sr=1-3&keywords=muddler
By Jennifer Watson McDonald
TOTS Family DIY, Recipes, Autism, Kids http://totsfamily.com/

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