Mojitos are the perfect remedy for a hot summer day. There are many different ways people like to prepare mojitos, but this recipe creates a classic Cuban mojito for two. The key to this refreshing beverage is quality mint. Enjoy!
2 teaspoons granulated pure cane sugar
1 lime, cut into 4 wedges
4 sprigs fresh mint
1/2 cup white rum
2 cups club soda
2 cups crushed ice
1 tablespoon lime juice
2 wedges lime as garnish
Place 1 teaspoon of sugar into each of two 12 ounce glasses.
Squeeze the juice from a lime wedge into each glass, drop in the wedge, and add 2 sprigs of mint.
Use a spoon or muddler to mash the sugar, lime juice, and mint together in the bottom of the glasses.
Fill each glass about half full with crushed ice.
Pour 1/4 cup rum into each glass. Fill the glasses with club soda, stir, and garnish with additional lime wedges.
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