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Classic Cocktail Recipe: Cuban Mojito


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.