mojito drink with rum, lime, mint, and club soda
Mojito Classic

Mojito Classic

The classic Cuban Mojito is a refreshing combination of rum, sugar or simple syrup, fresh lime juice, and mint leaves, topped off with club soda.  A delicious mix of flavors and so easy to prepare.  Why not stir some up tonight!

This Mojito can be made with a number of different fruits and vegetables.  For a full list of drinks check out this post Mojitos-30 different ways

 

Mojito classic
  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Total Time: 10m

Ingredients

  • 12 Mint Leaves (save 2 for garnish)
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
  • 4 tsp. Simple syrup or sugar
  • 4 fl oz White rum of your choice
  • 2 c Club Soda
  • 2 c Ice, crushed or cubed

Instructions

  1. Add the lime wedges (save 2 for garnish), mint leaves (save 2), and simple syrup or sugar to a cocktail shaker or a tall glass.
  2. Muddle ingredients together to release flavor. Gently bruise the mint leaves rather than shredding them. If using sugar make sure it gets dissolved.
  3. Add rum and ice.
  4. If using a shaker then shake, shake, shake! Then pour into 2 tall glasses. If in a glass then stir!
  5. Top off with club soda and garnish with a lime wedge and mint leaves.

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