Raspberry Mojitos

Lynnda Cloutier

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@eatygourmet

A very refreshing drink when fresh raspberries are in season. picture courtesy of Big Taste of Little Rock


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Ingredients

1 cup fresh raspberries
1/3 cup sugar
12 mint leaves
8 tesp. sugar
1/4 cup light rum
crushed ice
4 splash of club soda
fresh raspberries, thin lime wedges and mint leaves for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

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Bring 1 cup raspberries and 1/3 cup sugar to boil in small pan. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Press through a strainer to remove seeds. Put three mint leaves, one fourth of the lime juice and 2 t. sugar in each of four glasses; crush mint with a spoon. Add 1 T. of the rum and 1 T. of the raspberry syrup to each glass and mix well. Add crushed ice and a splash of club soda to each and stir to mix. Garnish with skewered fresh raspberries, lime wedges and additional mint leaves. Serves 4
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About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cocktails