When drawing up its mojito, lemon juice is added sugar (or syrup) and mint leaves. Mix gently with a mashed Muddler. Mint leaves should be only bruised to release the essential oils and should not be shredded.Then rum is added and the mixture is stirred briefly to dissolve the sprigs of mint and sugar to raise the bottom of the most prominent. Finally, the drink is ice cubes or crushed ice, soda and sparkling water. Mint leaves and lime wedges to garnish the glass.
The Mojito is one of the most famous rum-based high balls. There are several versions of the mojito
how to make a Mojito? this recipe and how to make a Mojito
- 6 oz white rum
- 12 sprigs of mint or spearmint, torn about 8
- 6 tablespoons fresh lime juice
- 4 tablespoons sugar
- Club soda
- 4 slices lime
Place ice in beverage shaker then add the rum, 8 broken mint sprigs, lemon juice and sugar. Shake and serve with ice in a glass tank lid. Finish each glass with a little soda.
Garnish each slice of lime and mint sprig.