Sweet, fresh strawberries are a welcome addition to the mojito cocktail. To make a strawberry mojito, muddle strawberries with mint. Top with light rum, fresh lime juice, simple syrup and club soda.
Strawberry Mojito Drink Recipe
8 fresh mint leaves
2 small fresh strawberries, stemmed and quartered
1 1/2 ounces light rum such as Bacardi
3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
1 ounce simple syrup
3 ounces club soda or sparkling water, chilled
Add mint and strawberries to tall glass; gently break up with muddler or spoon. Add rum, lime juice and simple syrup. Fill glass with ice. Top with club soda; stir gently. Garnish with lime wedges.
Makes 1 cocktail
What is simple syrup? Simple syrup is 1 part granulated sugar dissolved in 1 part water.