Looking for a refreshing cocktail to enjoy during a warm summer evening? Look no further than the classic mojito. This minty fresh drink is the perfect blend of sweetness, tartness, and of course, refreshing mint. This recipe will walk you through all the steps necessary to create the perfect mojito.
- 10 fresh mint leaves
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 lime, cut into wedges
- 2 ounces white rum
- 1 cup ice cubes
- 1/2 cup club soda
- Mint sprig for garnish
- In a sturdy glass, muddle the fresh mint leaves, sugar, and lime wedges until the mixture is fragrant and the lime has released its juice.
- Add the white rum and ice, then top with club soda.
- Using a spoon, stir the mixture well, making sure to distribute the mint and lime throughout the drink.
- Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint and enjoy!
Congratulations, you’ve made the perfect mojito. It’s the perfect drink to cool you down on a hot summer evening, or to share with friends at a barbecue or party. Cheers!