The great mint flavor of mojitos helps balance the spiciness of Cuban food. My recipe calls for apple rum and a purchased mix.—Eric Brill, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 5 min.
- 2 ounces Mojito mix, divided
- 1 mint sprig
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- 1 to 1-1/2 cups ice cubes
- 2 ounces apple rum or light rum
- 1 ounce club soda
- Place 1 ounce Mojito mix, mint and sugar in a highball glass; muddle. Add ice. Pour rum, club soda and remaining Mojito mix into glass; stir. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts2/3 cup: 190 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 33mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Mojito in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2010