Sparkling Mojito

Sparkling Mojito image Author: Canadian Living Credits: Sparkling Mojito image

Add festive flair to this long-standing favourite cocktail with a bottle of sparkling wine. It's the perfect way to ring in the New Year, but is equally delicious any time of year. 

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: January 2015

Ingredients

  • 4 limes
  • 1/3 Simple Syrup
  • 4 sprigs fresh mint
  • 3/4 cups white rum
  • 1 bottle sparkling wine chilled
  • fresh mint leaves
  • ice cubes

Method

Reserve 1 lime; cut each of the remaining limes into 6 wedges. In large glass measure, use muddler or handle of wooden spoon to muddle together lime wedges, Simple Syrup and mint sprigs. Stir in rum; cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes. Strain into pitcher; stir in wine.

Thinly slice reserved lime; garnish pitcher with lime slices and mint leaves. Serve immediately over ice.

Nutritional facts per serving: about

  • Fibre trace
  • Sodium 8 mg
  • Sugars 9 g
  • Protein trace
  • Calories 202.0
  • Total fat trace
  • Potassium 121 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Total carbohydrate 11 g

%RDI

  • Iron 4.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 2.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 13.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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