Sunday, May 18, 2014

Original Lime Mojito Recipe

Lime-Mojito
Lime Mojito 























Hi everyone!
Today I'm sharing with you a classic mojito cocktail recipe, using simple syrup. I've found out that the mojito in one of my favorite restaurants is made with simple syrup, so I decided to try making it at home. It was not too hard to make  it and it turned out fantastic!

Ingredients for 1 cocktail:

10 mint leaves + more for garnishing
2 oz white rum
1 oz simple syrup
2 tbsp lime juice
soda water

For the simple syrup:

1/2 cup water
1/2 cup sugar


Directions:

Simple syrup:
Start with the simple syrup.  Mix sugar and water in a sauce pan and bring to a boil. Stir until sugar gets dissolved. Remove from heat and store in the fridge until ready to use.

Mojito:

Pour lime juice and simple syrup into a tall glass.
Add mint leaves and muddle it together.
Add rum and muddle a little more.
Add ice and a splash of soda.
Serve garnished with fresh mint leaves and a slice of lime.











         

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