The Ultimate Strawberry Mojito
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Recipe type: Cocktail
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Serves: 1
 
Ingredients
For the Mojitos
  • 6 strawberries, hulled and quartered
  • 6 - 8 mint leaves, torn
  • 2 oz silver rum
  • 2 oz strawberry simple syrup
  • 4 oz club soda
For the Strawberry Simple Syrup
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, washed and destemmed
Instructions
For the Mojitos
  1. Add fresh strawberries and mint to a large glass and muddle until the berries are smashed and juicy.
  2. Fill glass to the top with ice cubes.
  3. Add rum and strawberry simple syrup then top with club soda
For the Simple Syrup
  1. Add sugar and water to a saucepan and boil over medium-high heat until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Add strawberries and continue to boil at a low boil for 12 - 15 minutes being careful not to let it bubble over.
  3. Remove from the heat and strain through a sieve into a bowl or similar.
  4. Use the back of a spatula or wooden spoon to push as much of the juice through the sieve as possible, then toss the remaining mushed up berries.
  5. Allow the syrup to cool completely before using.
Recipe by The Sweetest Occasion at https://thesweetestoccasion.com/2018/04/the-ultimate-strawberry-mojito/