The mix of sweetness and citrus flavours in this traditional Cuban mojito cocktail is intended to mask the kick of the rum. It’s refreshing and light and makes a perfect summer drink. Get your friends and family round and make it a mojito evening!
- 1 1/2oz light rum
- 1tsp sugar
- 1/2 lime
- Mint sprigs
Squeeze the lime juice into a large chilled glass, add mint and sugar and stir until the sugar is dissolved.
Fill glass with cruched ice and pour in the rum
Swizzle until the glass goes frosty.
Garnish with mint and serve with straws.
Top tip for making Mojito cocktail
For an extra kick add a dash of dark rum