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Cranberry Ginger Mojito

A twist on a traditional mojito, this puckery, ginger-infused cocktail is a refreshing summertime drink. But it can also be warmed and served as a cozy wintertime treat. —Andreann Geise, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    1 serving

Ingredients

  • 1 lime wedge
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 6 fresh mint leaves, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup crushed ice
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon grenadine syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 3 ice cubes
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cranberry juice
  • 1-1/2 ounces dark rum
  • GARNISHES:
  • Lime wedge, crystallized ginger slice and mint sprig

Directions

  • Rub lime wedge around the rim of a tall glass. Sprinkle sugar on a plate; dip rim in sugar. Set glass aside.
  • In another glass, muddle the mint leaves, crushed ice, lime juice, grenadine syrup and fresh ginger. Pour into prepared glass. Add ice. Pour in cranberry juice and rum; stir. Serve with lime, ginger and mint sprig.

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