Traditional Mojitos are 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
Total TimePrep/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.
Tequila Mojito: Substitute silver tequila (such as Jose Cuervo Clasico) for the rum.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 149 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Mojito in The Taste of Home Cookbook--Entertaining Edition
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