How To Make A Mojito

Total Time: 3 minutes

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Servings: 1

Author: Ali

Source: www.gimmesomeoven.com

How To Make A Mojito

Ingredients

· 10 fresh mint leaves, plus more for garnish· 2 ounces (4 tablespoons) white rum· 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) fresh lime juice· 2-3 teaspoons honey simple syrup (see below), to taste· ice· club soda· 80 mint leaves, plus more for garnish· 2 cups white rum· 1 cup fresh lime juice· 1/3 cup honey simple syrup (or more/less to taste)· ice· club soda

Instructions

Step 1For A Single Serving: Add the mint leaves, rum, lime juice and honey simple syrup to a cocktail shaker.  Muddle the mint (using a cocktail muddler or a wooden spoon) to release its flavors. Add 1 cup of ice.  Then cover the cocktail shaker and shake vigorously for 15 seconds, until chilled.  Strain into a tall glass filled with ice.  Top with club soda, as well as extra mint or lime wedges for garnish, if desired.Step 2For A Pitcher: Add the mint leaves, rum, lime juice and honey simple syrup to a large pitcher.  Muddle the mint (using a cocktail muddler or a wooden spoon) to release its flavors. Fill the pitcher most of the way full with ice.  Top with club soda.  Serve in tall glasses filled with ice, then garnish with extra mint or lime wedges, if desired.