A mojito in a small glass, this has fresh limes and mint.
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Lee's Mojitos

My good friend Lee has made these Mojitos before, and they were amazing, you can enjoy thee mojitos at home. 
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword Cocktail, Mojito, Mojito recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 283kcal
Author Stephanie Manley


  • 2 ounces Simple Syrup
  • 2 ounces club soda
  • 2 ounces white rum
  • 5-6 fresh peppermint leaves

Simple Syrup

  • 2 cups sugar super fine sugar is ideal
  • 1 cup water


Simple Syrup

  • In a small pot over medium heat, heat the water up to almost boiling.
  • Add the sugar and stir to dissolve.
  • Store homemade simple syrup in the refrigerator.

Mojito Instructions

  • In a mixing glass, pour the juice from the lime over the mint. Muddle the mint but don’t overdo it. Place the squeezed lime parts into a serving (drinking) glass. 
  • In a measuring glass, add the club soda. Pour the rum and simple syrup on top. Pour the mix into the mixing glass and stir all the ingredients together. Next, pour the contents of the mixing glass into the serving glass.
  • Top off the serving glass with ice, and garnish with a sprig or two of mint. Before placing the mint into the glass, slap it between your hands to release the mint oils.


Calories: 283kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 45mg | Potassium: 35mg | Sugar: 41g | Iron: 2mg
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