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.
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