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Easy Mojito Cocktail

Prep Time15 mins
Servings: 2 mojitos

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2  ounce simple syrup look below for simple syrup recipe
  • 16-20  mint leaves
  • 2 ounces fresh lime juice
  • 4 ounces white rum
  • club soda
  • ice cubes

Instructions

  • Place simple syrup and mint into a cocktail shaker. Lightly muddle about 5-7 times, making sure to not over muddle because the mint will start to taste bitter.
  • Pour in lime juice and rum. Top with ice and shake, shake, shake.
  • Using a cocktail strainer, strain into two tall glass filled with a few ice cubes.
  • Top both glasses with club soda.
  • Garnish with some lime wedges and enjoy!