Summer is a great time to experiment with fun and fruity drinks! Pinterest has to be the best website because you can find all sorts of ideas, not just for home design, including this delicious recipe for the perfect summer drink. I saw this one and will be making it very soon! Enjoy:
Strawberry Mojito Cocktail Recipe
1.5 ounces of simple syrup
about 3 fresh strawberries
about 4-5 fresh spearmint sprigs (chopped if you prefer smaller mint pieces in your cocktail)
2 ounces of light rum
1. In a chilled glass (about 10-12 ounces), muddle the simple syrup, strawberries and mint leaves together with the back of a spoon or muddler. Crush the strawberries and mint leaves well.
2. Squeeze the juice from the lime into the glass, add the rum and stir well. Fill glass with ice and top off with soda water.
3. Garnish with mint sprigs or strawberry slices. Makes 1 drink.
Simple Syrup Recipe
2 c Water
1 lb Sugar
1. Combine water and sugar in a medium saucepan. Heat until sugar is completely dissolved. Set aside to cool. After cool, store in refrigerator until ready to use.