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Dark Rum Mojito Cocktail

5 mins

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What you are creating

This darker version of the classic mojito gets it rich color from dark rum. The Demerara sugar combined with the dark rum give this cocktail a taste of molasses, spice and honey and the lime juice and and fresh mint provide balance.

Directions:

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add mint leaves and sugar, muddle until mint leaves are bruised and fragrant. Add rum, lime juice and a cup of ice. Top shaker and shake vigorously until the shaker is cold to the touch.

  2. Fill a cocktail glass with ice. Pour Mojito through a fine-mesh strainer set over the glass and top cocktail off with club soda. Garnish with mint sprigs and enjoy!

Ingredients
  • 10 fresh mint leaves, plus sprigs for garnish

  • 2 teaspoons raw, Demerara, or light brown sugar 

  • 2 ounces dark or spiced rum

  • 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice

  • 1 cup of ice

  • Club soda or sparkling water

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A note about ingredients used in our recipes:

When creating our recipes we use the following unless otherwise noted in the recipe:

  • Eggs = Large Eggs

  • All Purpose Flour = Unbleached All Purpose King Arthur Flour or Unbleached All Purpose King Arthur Flour Organic

  • Bread Flour = Unbleached King Arthur Bread Flour or Unbleached King Arthur Bread Flour Organic

  • Whole Wheat Flour = 100% Whole Grain King Arthur Whole Wheat Flour

  • Pastry Flour = Bob’s Red Mill Unbleached White Fine Pastry Flour 

  • Almond Flour = Bob’s Red Mill Super-Fine Almond Flour 

  • Tapioca Flour = Bob’s Red Mill Tapioca Flour (Tapioca Starch)

  • Sour Cream = Full Fat Sour Cream

  • Yogurt = Full Fat Yogurt

  • Milk = As indicated or if Milk is just listed you may use 1%, 2% or Whole Milk

  • Butter = Unsalted Sweet Cream butter unless otherwise noted


Tags:

Rum Cocktails, How to make rum mojitos, Summer Cocktail Recipes, Cocktail Recipes, Summer Cocktails

Categories:

Entertaining

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