clear glass full of liquid on round brown board with slices of green lime and clusters of mint leaves around the glass

Mojito Recipe

Mojitos are required summer drinking with the combination of fresh lime and crisp mint, even better if that mint is freshly harvested from your own garden, #mixeddrinks #cocktails #rumdrinks
Course cocktail
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Author Jennifer


  • 2 limes juiced, 1/4 cup
  • 16 to 24 fresh mint leaves
  • 2 tsp super fine sugar
  • 1/2 cup rum white or spice
  • 2 cups ice
  • 1/2 cup club soda


  • 1. Squeeze juice of one lime into each glass
    2. Sprinkle a teaspoon of superfine sugar over lime juice
    3. Add mint leaves to each glass
    4. Crush leaves with muddler until oils are released, bonus points if you can shake your hips to the motion of the muddler
    5. Add ice to each glass
    6. Pour two ounces rum in each glass
    7. Top with club soda
    8. Give each drink a stir (unless you want to get all Tom Cruise in "Cocktail" and mix everything up in a cocktail shaker
    9, Sprinkle with more mint leaves and leftover lime wedges