Key Lime Mojitos

Posted on Saturday, September 25th, 2010

I’m swimming in key limes, JPW suggested key lime mojitos and since we’re still feeling the summer temperatures, mojitos sound deliciously refreshing.

Recipe: Key Lime Mojito

Ingredients

  • 2 oz white rum
  • ½ oz Key Lime Juice
  • 1 teaspoon superfine sugar
  • 6 whole mint leaves
  • 2 oz soda water

Instructions

  1. Place Key lime juice and sugar in a tall glass.
  2. Add mint leaves and bruise gently with a muddler or wooden spoon to release the aromatic oils.
  3. Add the rum and stir briefly to dissolve the sugar.
  4. Fill with crushed ice, top with sparkling water and garnish with a sprig of fresh mint and a wedge of fresh lime.

Meal type: cocktail

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