Mojito – probably the most famous Cuban cocktail and one of the most popular cocktails all over the world. The combination of mint, lime juice and rum make this cocktail fresh and perfect for hot summer days. If you want to learn how to make Mojito at home, follow this easy recipe.
INGREDIENTS FOR YIELDS
2oz (60ml) White rum
1 oz (30ml) Fresh lime juice
1/2-1 oz (15-30ml) Simple syrup (1:1 ratio)
8-10 mint leaves
60ml Soda water/sparkling water
Simple syrup recipe (good for several servings):
1/2 cup (100g) Sugar
1/2 cup (120ml) water
Make the syrup: in a small saucepan combine sugar and water. Heat until sugar dissolves, turn the heat off and allow to cool completely.
Make the mojito: Put mint leaves in your palm and clap to release the oils. Place the mint in a high ball glass. Pour in white rum, simple syrup, lime juice and mix.