Traditional Mint Mojito
Juice of one lime
1 – 1 1/2 tbsp powdered sugar
2 tbsp fresh mint
1-2 ounces Rum
Ice, enough to fill glass
I like to use a mortar and pestle to crush the lime, sugar and mint together, mostly because I don’t own a muddler.
Pour the liquid mixture (including the lime rinds) into a large glass. Add ice to fill the glass. Pour 1 – 2 ounces of rum over the ice. Top it off with sparkling water to fill the glass.
Note: Not in the alcohol mood? Try it without the rum for an equally refreshing beverage.
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