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Drinks recipe: Mojito

Like many great cocktails, the birthplace of the Mojito was Havana, Cuba. There are many different versions of this drink, but this one is the traditional.

Ingredients for Mojito

  • 60ml Havana Club white Rum
  • 60ml club soda
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 4 mint leaves
  • 1 sprig of mint, for garnishing
  • crushed ice
  • 1 teaspoon powdered sugar

Recipe for making Mojitos

  1. Place the mint leaves in the bottom of a long/Collins glass and squeeze the lime juice over them
  2. Add the powdered sugar and, using a cocktail muddler, crush the mint leaves into the lime juice and sugar
  3. Add the crushed ice
  4. Stir in the rum then layer on the club soda
  5. Garnish with the sprig of mint

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