Cocktail Recipe: Blended Mojito

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Cocktail Recipe: Blended Mojito, 3.8 out of 5 based on 8 ratings Did you know this? The Mojito was one of famous writer Ernest Hemingway’s favourite drinks.

Originally made using sugar cane juice, the sweetness of a Mojito is balanced out by its mint flavour, making it one of summer’s best-loved cocktails. With this recipe, you can make this clear drink in your own kitchen using a blender for easy mixing, then sit back, relax and bottoms up!

What other drinks can you make with mint and a blender? Tell us in the comments section below, and have a look at our other cocktail recipes for the summer!

Blended Mojito

Known as a traditional Cuban highball, the Mojito is a refreshing cocktail that is perfect for those who prefer lower alcohol content.

Servings: 1

Ingredients

  • 45 ml white rum
  • 25 ml fresh lime juice
  • 90 ml club soda
  • 1 tbsp sugar or light agave nectar
  • 3-4 mint sprigs
  • 2-3 mint leaves
  • 1 lime wedge
  • a dish of sugar
  • 250 g ice (or enough to fill the serving glass)

Instructions

  1. Rub the lime wedge around the rim of the mojito glass you'll be using then dip the rim of the glass into the dish of sugar.
  2. Turn the glass until the rim has been coated with a layer of sugar. Put the glass in the freezer to chill.
  3. In a bowl, crush together the mint sprigs, sugar and lime juice. Add the white rum and let stand for 2 hours.
  4. Put the ice into the blender. Add the rum and mint mixture in using a fine-mesh sieve.
  5. Add the club soda and mint leaves in. Blend until smooth.
  6. Pour into frosted mojito glass, garnish with mint sprigs or a lime wedge and enjoy!
Blended Mojito
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