Monday, April 30, 2012

The Perfect Classic Mojito

Start your week off right with The Classic Mojito! They're such a refreshing, cool drink. Classic Mojito

8 fresh mint leaves
1 1/2 Tbs. simple syrup ( see related recipe at bottom)
1 Tbs. fresh lime juice
Crush ice as needed
2 oz light rum
2 oz club soda
1 lime wedge
Serve 1

Put the mint leaves in the bottom of a glass.  Add the simple syrup and lime juice and muddle well.  Fill the glass with crushed ice.  Add the rum and club soda and stir briefly.  Add the lime wedge.

Simple Syrup recipe
1 cup of water
1 cup of sugar

In a small sauce pan over medium heat, bring the water to a simmer.  Add the sugar and stir until it completely dissolves.   Remove the pan from the heat and set aside to cool to room temperature.  Pour the syrup into a clean bottle, cap it and refrigerate until ready to use.

Note:  You can keep 2 months or longer in the fridge.


Classic Mojito-2

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Andrea Morris said...

Yum!! I love mojitos! Thanks for sharing!

@girlsguidecity said...

Amazing! I always love your cocktail posts! Definitely giving this one some pinning love!

Girls Guide to San Francisco

Wil Harris said...

The pictures look good! I know this sounds lame but you can really see the little details. I'll probably frame it.

Javelin Warrior said...

Well first, I love mojitos, so there's that. But then as always, your photographs are incredible, so now I'm just dying for a mojito and it's not even noon yet!

Ashley said...

Mojitos are my fav.or.ite. Thanks so much for posting your recipe!


withanna said...

I love this recipe, and Mojito`s are one of my favorites: they are not to sweet, but also aren`t purely based on mixing different alcoholic beverages.

Deeps @ Naughty Curry said...

wo, love the pics... makes me want a tall chilled glass right now :)

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