Cocktail Recipe: Blended Mojito2012 Dec 28 | Written by: Zye Angiwan | Tags: Cocktails, Drinks
Cocktail Recipe: Blended Mojito, 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Originally made using sugar cane juice, the sweetness of a Mojito is balanced out by its mint flavour, making it one of summer’s best-loved cocktails.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!
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Known as a traditional Cuban highball, the Mojito is a refreshing cocktail that is perfect for those who prefer lower alcohol content.
- 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)
- 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.
- Turn the glass until the rim has been coated with a layer of sugar. Put the glass in the freezer to chill.
- In a bowl, crush together the mint sprigs, sugar and lime juice. Add the white rum and let stand for 2 hours.
- Put the ice into the blender. Add the rum and mint mixture in using a fine-mesh sieve.
- Add the club soda and mint leaves in. Blend until smooth.
- Pour into frosted mojito glass, garnish with mint sprigs or a lime wedge and enjoy!