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Minty Pineapple Rum

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

Makes

14 servings

This delicious drink is a fabulous way to use fresh mint and celebrate summer. If the pineapple isn't overly ripe, add a bit more sugar. Save any leftover pineapple-mint syrup in an airtight glass container, or freeze the mixture in ice cube trays to use later. —Colleen Delawder, Herndon, Virginia
Minty Pineapple Rum Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons fresh lime juice (about 3 limes)
  • 4 cups cubed fresh pineapple (1 inch)
  • 40 fresh mint leaves
  • 2/3 cup superfine sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1-1/2 cups light rum
  • Ice cubes
  • 7 cups club soda, chilled
  • GARNISH:
  • Fresh pineapple slices and additional fresh mint leaves

Directions

  1. Place the first 5 ingredients in a blender; cover and process until pureed. Transfer to a 1-1/2-qt. pitcher; stir in rum. Pour 1/3 cup mixture into each glass. Add ice; pour 1/2 cup soda over ice. Garnish with pineapple slices and additional mint leaves.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 118 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 44mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.

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