A mojito is a traditional Cuban highball that is made with white rum, sugar, lime juice, soda water, and mint. The fresh mint leaves are muddled with the sugar and lime juice, rum is added, and then it is topped with soda water, and served over ice.
No time for muddling mint? Don’t have fresh mint on hand? No problem. Stonewall Kitchen’s Mint Jelly is the mojito hack you’ve been searching for. Use the recipe below for super easy minty fresh Cuban cocktails to serve all summer long!
- Juice of one lime
- 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
- 2 Tablespoons Classic Mint Jelly
- 2 ounces light rum
- A splash of club soda
- Mint leaves and lime slices for garnish
- Heat mint jelly in a small dish in the microwave, or on the stovetop in a saucepan, until it melts and is pourable.
- Combine lime juice, sugar, mint jelly and rum in a shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously.
- Pour into glass filled with ice. Add a splash of club soda and garnish with mint leaves and a slice of lime. Serve immediately.
Recipe courtesy of Stonewall Kitchen