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Strawberry Mojito

Get fancy with your white rum cocktails and make this strawberry mojito recipe! It’s made with strawberries, mint, white rum, club soda, and a homemade mint simple syrup.

Prep: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutes
Fat 0 Carbs 27 Protein 0
Yield 1 1x

Ingredients

For the Mint Simple Syrup 

  • ½ cup granulated sugar 
  • ½ cup water 
  • ¼ cup mint leaves 

For the Cocktail 

  • 45 strawberry slices, about 1 large strawberry (+ more for garnish)
  • 45 large mint leaves (+ more for garnish)
  • ½-oz, simple syrup, or more to taste 
  • 2-oz. white rum 
  • Club Soda, enough to fill the glass

Instructions

For the Mint Simple Syrup 

  1. Combine the sugar and water in a small saucepan and heat over medium heat. Bring the mixture to a boil and cook until the sugar has fully dissolved– about 5 minutes. 
  2. Remove the syrup from the heat and add the mint leaves. Cover and allow the mixture to steep for 15 minutes. 
  3. Strain out the mint leaves and transfer the syrup to an airtight container. Store in the fridge until ready to use. 

For the Cocktail 

  1. Add the strawberries, mint leaves, and simple syrup to a highball glass. Muddle for 15-20 seconds, or until the strawberries and mint have broken up. 
  2. Add the white rum and stir. 
  3. Option to strain the rum cocktail through a fine-mesh sieve or serve as-is by filling the glass with ice and topping with club soda.
  4. Garnish with fresh mint and sliced strawberries,

Tips & Notes

  • Option to use regular simple syrup instead.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Calories: 179 Sugar: 25 Fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 27 Fiber: 0 Protein: 0
Author: Lee FunkeCategory: CocktailMethod: StovetopCuisine: AmericanDiet: Gluten Free

Keywords: strawberry mojito, rum cocktails

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