The traditional Mojito is made with rum, which is both pleasant and mildly sweet. The version made with tequila is more tart and has a more distinctive alcohol taste, but is still refreshing.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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- 1 to 2 lime wedges
- 2 mint sprigs
- 2 teaspoons confectioners' sugar
- 3/4 to 1 cup ice cubes
- 2 ounces light rum
- 1/2 cup club soda, chilled
- Mint sprig and lime slice
- Squeeze lime wedge into a highball glass; drop lime into the glass. Add mint and confectioners' sugar; muddle. Add ice. Pour rum and club soda into glass; stir. Garnish as desired. Yield: 1 serving.
Originally published as Mojito in The Taste of Home Cookbook 2007
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Reviewed Jun. 6, 2014
"Awesome! And feel free to add extra mint!"