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Midnight Cocktails

 Midnight Cocktails
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
2 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling

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

  • 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.
  • 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.