Mojito

Did you know that the word “Mojito” comes from the Spanish word “mojar” which means, “to wet.” There are many versions for this popular drink. I’ve added ginger ale, which complements the flavors of the fresh mint for a refreshing cocktail.

Makes 1 cocktail

8 mint leaves

Juice of two limes

1/3 cup of soda water

2 tablespoons of sugar

1 ounce of Bacardi rum

1 cup of ice cubes

Lime for garnish (optional)

Ginger ale

In a cocktail shaker, place in the mint leaves and two tablespoons of sugar. Crush the leaves and sugar using the end of a wooden spoon until crushed and becomes fragrant. Add the remaining ingredients, except the ginger ale.

Place the top on the shaker and shake briskly. Pour into a tall glass. Top off with ginger ale. Stir and garnish with a slice of lime if desired.

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