Tested till perfect Raspberry Rum Mojito

Raspberry Rum Mojito

Inspired by a traditional Cuban mojito, this unique and festive drink has a mildly fruity flavour with the addition of raspberry rum.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: December 2005

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Ingredients

  • 5 5large mint leafmint leaves
  • 1/2 oz 1/2ozsimple syrup, (recipe at bottom of page)
  • juice of half a limelimes
  • 1-1/2 oz 1-1/2ozraspberry rum
  • 2 oz 2ozsoda water
  • raspberries
  • mint sprigs
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Preparation

Fill cocktail shaker with ice. Add mint, simple syrup and lime juice; muddle until leaves are bruised and fragrant. Add rum; shake vigorously to blend and chill. Pour into highball glass; stir in soda water. Garnish with raspberries and mint sprigs.


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Additional information :

Simple Syrup
A sugar syrup for sweetening drinks that mixes better than sugar.

To make: In measuring cup, whisk together 1 cup (250 mL) each boiling water and granulated sugar until clear and sugar is dissolved.

Makes 1-1/2 cups (375 mL).

Nutritional Information Per serving without garnish: about

cal 148 pro 0 total fat 0g sat. fat 0g
carb 14g fibre 0 chol 0mg sodium 14mg

% RDI:

calcium 1 iron 3 vit A 1 vit C 10
folate 2
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