BLOOD ORANGE MOJITO

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

This dessert drink has exceptional eye-appeal. The blood orange gives it that beautiful color as well as flavor. Makes one drink--if you want more, do the math!
Recipe & photo: bsinthekitchen.com

Rating:
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Comments:
Serves:
1
Prep:
5 Min
Method:
Blend

Ingredients

8-10
fresh mint leaves
1/2
lime
1
blood orange
1-2 tsp
sugar (to taste)
1-2 oz
white rum (to taste)
1/2 c
club soda
1/2 c
crushed ice

Step-By-Step

1Cut the blood orange in half; cut off one slice to save for garnish, using the rest for juice.
2In a cocktail mixer, add mint leaves, sugar, and juice of half a lime. Mash several times with a spoon (or use a cocktail muddler) to release flavor from the mint leaves.
3Add the juice from the blood orange, rum, crushed ice and finish with soda.
4Garnish with wedge from blood orange and a mint leaf.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: Cuban
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #orange, #rum, #lime