Classic Cuban Mojito


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!


Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  1. Place 1 teaspoon of sugar into each of two 12 ounce glasses.

  2. Squeeze the juice from a lime wedge into each glass, drop in the wedge, and add 2 sprigs of mint.

  3. Use a spoon or muddler to mash the sugar, lime juice, and mint together in the bottom of the glasses.

  4. Fill each glass about half full with crushed ice.

  5. Pour 1/4 cup rum into each glass. Fill the glasses with club soda, stir, and garnish with additional lime wedges.

Pick up fresh mint from our Growing Solutions farm stand!


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