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Midnight Cocktails Recipe

Midnight Cocktails Recipe

This variation on a mojito uses blackberry spreadable fruit, which gives it a deep purple color and a bit of sweetness in every sip.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup seedless blackberry spreadable fruit
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/3 cup rum or brandy
  • 1 cup club soda
  • GARNISH:
  • Mint sprigs

Directions

  • 1. In a small saucepan, combine spreadable fruit and water. Cook and stir over medium heat until smooth; transfer to a small bowl. Refrigerate until chilled.
  • 2. In a small pitcher, muddle mint leaves and lime juice. Add blackberry syrup and rum. Divide between two cocktail glasses. Stir in club soda; garnish with mint sprigs. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 203 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 29 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein.