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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.
Original Lime Mojito
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  • 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


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.


  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: 9%, Iron: 1%