Food + Booze: Classic Mojito Recipe
The classics are classics for a reason.
While the margarita may hold sway in some corners of the world as the official warm-weather drink, this traditional Classic Mojito has become wildly popular over the last couple of years. Make this classic mojito tonight. Read on…
It’s a clean, simple cocktail that is nearly as easy to imbibe as it is to make. And it was a favorite of one of the world’s most renown drinkers/writers—Ernest Hemingway.
These days, of course, there’s a whole host of different takes on the classic Mojito. Whether you prefer something traditional, something coconut-y, or something totally unexpected, here are 3 different recipes to make the perfect mojito.
In a smallish Collins glass, muddle lime juice with 1/2 to 1 teaspoon superfine sugar. Add the few mint leaves, mushing them against the side of the glass. Fill glass 2/3 with cracked ice and pour in the rum. Pitch in the squeezed-out lime shell and top off with club soda or seltzer. Serve with a stirring rod.
Recipe adapted from Esquire.com