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Mojito Recipe

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Mojitos

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The mojito was born in Havana, Cuba. There are many variations of the drink. This recipe calls for the five customary ingredients of mint, rum, powdered sugar, lime, and club soda. If you are throwing a Havana or Cuban theme party, plan on serving these fashionable yet traditional mojitos.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 mint leaves
  • 1 lime (for juicing)
  • 1 teaspoon powdered sugar
  • 2 ounces white rum
  • 2 ounces club soda
  • 1 sprig of mint (for garnishing)
  • crushed ice

Preparation:

1. Put the mint leaves into a Collins glass and squeeze the lime juice over them.

2. Add the powdered sugar and then muddle the mint, lime juice and sugar together. Add crushed ice.

3. Stir in the rum and top off with the club soda.

4. Garnish with a mint sprig.

Servings: Makes one drink.

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Get the party started., Member mrshlr

I loved this mojito recipe. For me, it had just the right amount of mint. Of course, you can always add more or less mint to your liking. Thanks for the great recipe.

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