Classic Mojito

And one of my all time favorite drinks The Classic Mojito. Oh JP how I miss you mixology in the back seat of my car. Just remember Forth of July is coming up.
 
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 glassand squeeze the lime juice over them.2. Add the powdered sugar and then muddlethe mint, lime juice and sugar together. Add crushed ice.3. Stir in the rum and top off with the club soda.

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