Strawberry Rhubarb Mint Mojitos
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Recipe Type: Cocktail
Serves: 1
 
These are zesty, refreshing, and go down smooth. The mint and rhubarb add great flavor and makes sure these cocktails aren't too sweet. Cheers.
Ingredients
  • 5 fresh mint, muddled or chopped
  • 6 tablespoons of strawberry rhubarb mint simple syrup
  • ½ lime, juiced
  • 2 ounce white rum
  • 7 ounces sparkling water
Strawberry rhubarb mint simple syrup
  • 2 cups ripe strawberries, chopped
  • 1 large stalk rhubarb, chopped into small pieces (about ⅔ cup)
  • ⅓ cup mint leaves, chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup, agave, or sweetener of choice
Instructions
Cocktail
  1. Prepare the strawberry rhubarb mint simple syrup.
  2. Fill 2 glasses with ice, and add 6 tablespoons of the syrup to each glass, followed by crushed mint leaves, lime juice, rum, and sparkling water.
  3. Garnish with more mint and enjoy!
Simple Syrup
  1. Add all ingredients to a medium-sized pot and bring to a full boil.
  2. Reduce the heat to a simmer, cover the pot and cook for 20 to 25 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat, mash the fruit with a fork, and allow mixture to cool for 15 minutes.
  4. Using a small fine strainer, strain the juices into a cup. Press down on the fruit using a spoon or fork in order to get all of the juices out.
  5. Discard the fruit pulp or use it in your baking recipes.
  6. Allow simple syrup to chill in the refrigerator before adding it to your cocktails, lemonade, or iced tea!
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/strawberry-rhubarb-mint-mojitos/