Frozen Cherry Mojitos

Allison Hazell

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@ahazell

In the endless search for new concoctions for summer libations, I found this on "my cooking addiction" website. A different spin on the popular Mojito. Makes enough for 6 drinks!


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Serves:

6

Prep:

15 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
bag frozen pitted cherries
1/2/ c
mint, packed fresh leaves
lime simple syrup (see below)
1 c
rum, white
lime wedges and fresh cherries for garnish

SIMPLE LIME SYRUP

1 c
sugar
3
limes, juiced and zested
1 c
water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place the frozen cherries, ice, mint, rum, and lime simple syrup in a blender. Blend until smooth.
2
Pour the mixture into chilled glasses and top with crushed ice. Garnish with lime wedges and cherries.
3
Lime Simple Syrup Directions
In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, water, lime juice, and lime zest over medium heat. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the sugar has dissolved. Remove the pan from the heat and allow the syrup to cool to room temperature minutes before using. If making in advance, store in a sealed container within the refrigerator.

Notes:
You can substitue vodka for the rum if preferred.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cocktails