The Cuban Mojito is full of the diversity and visual appeal that defines the culture and landscape of Cuba. Fizzy and subtly sweet, this drink is a worldwide favorite.
Total time: 15 min.
- 2 teaspoons white sugar
- 1 lime, cut into 4 wedges
- 4 sprigs fresh mint
- 1/2 cup white rum
- 2 cups club soda
- 2 cups crushed ice
- 2 wedges lime, as garnish
Place 1 teaspoon of sugar into each of two 12 ounce glasses.
Squeeze the juice from a lime wedge into each glass, drop in the wedge, and add 2 sprigs of mint.
Use a spoon or muddler to mash the sugar, lime juice, and mint together in the bottom of the glasses.
Fill each glass about half full with crushed ice. Pour 1/4 cup rum into each glass. Fill the glasses with club soda, stir, and garnish with additional lime wedges.