Raspberry Mojito

Mix a tasty fruit with a classic cocktail
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There's something fun about muddling raspberries in a glass, and lucky for you, they're an excellent addition to the classic mojito. 

This recipe was originally published on bevvy.com.

Ingredients

  • 1.5 Ounces light rum
  • 5 raspberries
  • 1 Ounce lime juice
  • .75 Ounce simple syrup
  • 5 mint leaves
  • 1 Cup soda water
  • 1 lime wedge
  • mint spring

Directions

In the bottom of your chilled highball glass, muddle 5-6 mint leaves and 5-6 raspberries by pressing lightly with your muddler. Add simple syrup, lime juice, and rum, then fill the glass with soda water and stir. Garnish with a sprig of mint (clap the leaves between your hands once to bruise them and bring out the aroma) and a wedge of lime.

Raspberry Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Raspberry Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.