Servings: 1

CHERRY LIME MOJITO

Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
Cherry Lime Mojito - very simple to make, sweet and refreshing.
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Ingredients

For The Simple Syrup:

  • (If you'd like to make your own simple syrup, this recipe makes around 1¾ cups)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water

For The Cherry Lime Mojito:

  • 6 cherries — , stems removed, pitted
  • juice from 1 lime
  • 12 mint leaves
  • 2 oz white rum
  • 2 oz simple syrup
  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • 1/2 cup club soda

For Garnishing:

  • fresh cherry
  • lime wedges
  • mint leaves

Instructions

For The Simple Syrup:

  1. Prepare simple syrup, by combining 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water and bringing it to a boil. Stir to let sugar dissolve and remove from heat. Let syrup cool.

For The Cherry Mojito:

  1. In a sturdy glass, combine cherries, mint leaves, rum and simple syrup. Muddle to extract juices from mint leaves and cherries. Add ice and then top with soda water.
  2. Garnish with lime wedges, mint leaves and fresh cherry. Serve immediately.
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Cuban

Nutrition Information

Calories: 315, Sodium: 87mg, Potassium: 210mg, Carbohydrates: 50g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 47g, Vitamin A: 510%, Vitamin C: 7.2%, Calcium: 41%, Iron: 2.6%