Mojitos are one of those cocktails that just make sense when warmer weather rolls around. They're refreshing, pack a punch and are so easy to make. This recipe for a classic mojito works as is, or you can take a few liberties and spice it up with some muddled strawberries, jalapeno, cucumber or any other ingredient you fancy!
- 10 mint leaves
- 2 Ounces white rum
- 1 Ounce fresh lime juice
- 1 Ounce simple syrup
- Splash club soda
Step 1: In the bottom of a cocktail shaker, generously muddle 10 mint leaves.
Step 2: In the shaker combine 2 ounces white rum, 1 ounce fresh lime juice, 1 ounce simple syrup and a handful of ice. Shake vigorously.
Step 3: Fill a glass with fresh ice and strain the contents of the cocktail shaker into the glass.
Step 4: Top the glass with club soda and garnish with mint leaves and lime.