Festive Champagne Mojito’s

This cocktail is the perfect way to celebrate dinner with family and friends and toast the summer season.
By Susan Benton

Festive Champagne Mojito’s

Festive Champagne Mojito’s
 
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This cocktail is the perfect way to celebrate dinner with family and friends and toast the summer season.
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Recipe Type: Drinks
Serves: 1 pitcher
Ingredients
  • ½-cup sugar
  • ½-cup water
  • 1½ cups packed mint leaves, plus 12 mint sprigs, for garnish
  • 6 limes cut into wedges
  • 2 cups light rum
  • Cracked ice
  • 3 cups Champagne or sparkling wine
Instructions
  1. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar and water and cook over high heat just until the sugar has dissolved. Let cool to room temperature.
  2. In a large pitcher, combine the sugar syrup with the mint leaves and lime wedges and muddle well with a wooden spoon. Add the rum and stir well. Strain the drink into another pitcher.
  3. Fill tall glasses with cracked ice and pour in the drink, filling them about two-thirds full. Top with Champagne, garnish with the mint sprigs and serve.
Susan Benton

Susan Benton

Susan Benton is the go to resource for foodies visiting Pensacola to Panama City Beach. She is a food and travel journalist with published articles and photography in many local, regional and national publications. Her website is 30AEATS.com where she writes about the secrets of Gulf Coast food.

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