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blood orange mojito

a recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

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:

serves 1
prep time 5 Min
method Blend

Ingredients For blood orange mojito

  • 8-10
    fresh mint leaves
  • 1/2
  • 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

How To Make blood orange mojito

  • 1
    Cut the blood orange in half; cut off one slice to save for garnish, using the rest for juice.
  • 2
    In 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.
  • 3
    Add the juice from the blood orange, rum, crushed ice and finish with soda.
  • 4
    Garnish with wedge from blood orange and a mint leaf.