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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
1 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 5 min.


  • 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.
Tequila Mojito: Substitute silver tequila (such as Jose Cuervo Clasico) for the rum.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 149 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.