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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Servings: 1

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.
Original Lime Mojito
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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.
Course: Drinks

Nutrition Information

Calories: 214, Sodium: 17mg, Carbohydrates: 23g, Sugar: 21g, Vitamin C: 10.9%, Iron: 5.7%