Mojito Drink Recipe

Mojito Drink Recipe

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This traditional Cuban drink, pronounced Moh-HEE-toh, is a fantastic summer refresher. The authentic Mojito Drink Recipe includes the muddling of mint leaves. Due to this time consuming task, a mojito is not a favorite drink amongst busy nightclub bartenders. Nonetheless, still gaining wildly in popularity around the world….here’s the Mojito!

What you need:

  • 2oz white Rum
  • 2 teaspoons sugar (liquid, powder or crystal)
  • 1 lime
  • 10-12 mint leaves
  • 1 sprig of mint
  • club soda
  • muddler (Click Here if you want to buy one from barstore.)
  • spoon
  • straw
  • ice – preferably shaved

 

What you do:
  • Step 1
      Cut the lime into wedges and place them in the glass with 10-12 mint leaves and sugar
  • Step 2
      Take the muddler and gently crush all the ingredients together (this releases the oils of the mint leaves and the juice of the limes).
  • Step 3
      Fill the glass with ice
  • Step 4
      Pour in 2oz of white rum
  • Step 5
      Top off the glass with club soda.
  • Step 6
      Gently stir the ingredients together with the spoon
  • Step 7
      Garnish with the sprig of mint and a straw
  • Step 8
      Serve or drink it yourself 🙂



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