With a variety of mints to choose from, including apple, banana, chocolate, spearmint, and peppermint, you can make a mojito to suit your taste. Mojito is a soul healing drink, best enjoyed on a hot day by the pool with friends.
What Is Mojito Made Of?
The classic mojito recipe contains just five ingredients: mint, lime, sugar, rum, and sparkling water.
How to Make a Mojito?
- Start by muddling mint leaves, lime juice, and sugar together in a glass.
- Add rum and top off with sparkling water.
- Garnish with a lime slice and mint sprig.
There are many variations of the classic mojito recipe, so feel free to experiment with different flavors of rum, sugar, and mint. You can also add fruits like strawberries or blueberries to your mojito for a fruity twist. And if you’re feeling adventurous, you can even add a shot of espresso to your mojito for a caffeinated twist.
Choosing The Right Rum For Your Mojito
While there are many types of rum available, the best rum for a mojito is a light rum like Bacardi or Havana Club. dark rums can make your mojito taste too heavy and sweet.
Variations include adding mint syrup instead of sugar, using brown sugar or superfine sugar, adding different fruits like strawberries or blueberries, or using a flavored rum like mango or pineapple.
For a non-alcoholic mojito, simply omit the rum and add an extra splash of sparkling water.
Best Rum Brands For Mojito
- The Real McCoy
- Bacardi Superior
- The Street Pumas Rum
- Rhum Barbancourt White
- Plantation Original Dark Rum
- Mount Gay Eclipse
The Best Mint For Your Mojito
While you can use any type of mint for your mojito, the most popular type of mint to use is spearmint.
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