Original Lime Mojito Recipe

Today I’m sharing with you an original lime mojito 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!

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Lime Mojito Recipe

 

 

 

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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Original Lime Mojito
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Original Lime Mojito
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 

Original Lime Mojito - made with simple syrup. My favorite way to make this refreshing summer drink.

Course: Drinks
Servings: 1
Calories: 214 kcal
Ingredients
  • 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 suga
Instructions
Simple syrup:
  1. 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:
  1. Pour lime juice and simple syrup into a tall glass.
  2. Add mint leaves and muddle it together.
  3. Add rum and muddle a little more.
  4. Add ice and a splash of soda.
  5. Serve garnished with fresh mint leaves and a slice of lime.
Nutrition Facts
Original Lime Mojito
Amount Per Serving
Calories 214
% Daily Value*
Sodium 17mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 23g 8%
Sugars 21g
Vitamin C 10.9%
Iron 5.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.