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Classic Mojito Cocktail Recipe

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Y'all - mojitos are some of my absolute faaavorite cocktails!! There is something so fresh and summery about them, I just love that muddled mint! And truth be told, I'm a rum girl at heart. 

What better cocktail to concoct to celebrate the first official full month of summer? Grab these ingredients on your way home from work, and whip up a fancy cocktail this weekend!

Classic Mojito cocktail recipe | Mojito watercolor art print by Simply Jessica Marie | SC Stockshop

photo by the SC Stockshop

CLASSIC MOJITO RECIPE

serves 1

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) of fresh lime juice
  • 2 ounces (1/4 cup) of white rum
  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) of club soda
  • 2 large teaspoons of superfine sugar
  • 1 cup of crushed ice
  • 12 fresh mint leaves, plus a few small sprigs for garnish

DIRECTIONS

  1. Stir together your lime juice and sugar (until the sugar dissolves) in a highball or Collins glass.
  2. Add 1/4 cup of your crushed ice.
  3. Rub mint leaves over the rim of your glass.
  4. Tear the mint leaves in half, and add them to your glass.
  5. Gently stir for 15 seconds.
  6. Then, add rum, club soda, and the remaining crushed ice.
  7. Gently stir for another 5 seconds.
  8. Garnish with the remaining mint sprigs, add a cute straw - and enjoy!
Classic Mojito cocktail recipe | Mojito watercolor art print by Simply Jessica Marie | SC Stockshop

photo by the SC Stockshop

If you love making the ordinary days a bit more extraordinary like I do, why not bring a little bit of it into your home decor?

Each month, I am releasing an art print from the 2017 Cocktail, featuring the cocktail coordinating with that month from the calendar! The art prints will debut during the first week of each month, making it the perfect way to toast to the start of the month!

This Mojito Art Print would be the perfect addition to your kitchen or bar cart, darling! It will be right at home next to the funky jade green citrus juicer you scored at an estate sale, and that gold bar accessory set you just picked up from Target! These art prints are available in 8x10 and 11x14 sizes, perfect for apartments and homes alike.


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