[ Recipe: Easy Mint Mojito Recipe ] ~ from Monterey Bay Herb Co
easy mint mojito recipe

This classic cocktail makes use of a simple syrup infused with mint.

mint syrup ingredients
1 cup (packed) fresh mint leaves, chopped
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup water

mint syrup instructions
Place all ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring often to dissolve sugar. Reduce heat and simmer for 1-2 minutes until slightly thickened. Remove from heat and let rest for 1 minute. Strain, reserving the liquid in a clean glass jar. Let cool completely before using. Store in the refrigerator and use within 2 weeks.

mojito ingredients
¼ cup mint syrup
2 ounces light rum
juice of ½ a lime
club soda
lime (for garnish)
fresh mint (for garnish)

mojito instructions
Pour 1/4 cup mint syrup into a tall glass, filled 1/3 with crushed ice. Add 2 ounces light rum and the juice of half a lime; stir. Top off with club soda and stir again. Garnish with sliced lime and/or fresh mint leaves.

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