Classic mojito



6 Servings

Classic mojito

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A classic Cuban mojito is a simple yet sophisticated party favourite. Just muddle up some mint, grab a few limes, add some rum, garnish and voilà.


  • 1 cup mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 1/2 cups lime juice
  • 1 cup white rum
  • soda water


  • COMBINE mint leaves and granulated sugar in a pitcher. Pour in 1/4 cup lime juice. Using a muddler or the back of a wooden spoon, mash to release flavour from mint and dissolve sugar. Add 1 1/4 cups more lime juice. Stir in white rum. Add ice to 6 tall glasses. Divide mojito mixture among them. Top with club soda. Garnish with sprigs of mint and sliced lime.

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