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24 Mar

Well, it’s cold and rainy.  But a couple of days ago it was sunny and warm and wonderful and I was making mojitos and sitting on my balcony.  In memoriam – mojitos.

makes 1 (double) cocktail

mojitos : doubles


  • 10 mint leaves
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 oz lime juice (about 1 lime)
  • 2.5 oz white rum
  • 4 oz soda
  • 1/4 c crushed ice


Put mint leaves in the bottom of a glass.  Add sugar, lime juice, rum & crushed ice and muddle thoroughly.  Add soda and stir well to mix in any remaining sugar.

Garnish with mint leaves and a slice of lime.