Add a little twist to your classic mojito by incorporating a lemon base. Ditching the lime, it’s a subtle change with a refreshing twist that perfectly balances out the sweet and sour flavours. The best part is you can adjust accordingly depending on your preference!
60g (1/4 cup) white sugar
12 sprigs fresh mint
1 lemon, thinly sliced
300ml fresh lemon juice
250ml (1 cup) rum
1 cup crushed ice
Soda water, chilled, to serve
- Divide the sugar and half the mint among serving glasses. Use a fork to crush the mint into the sugar.
- Divide the lemon and remaining mint among the glasses.
- Combine the lemon juice and rum in a large jug.
- Pour the lemon juice mixture among the glasses. Top with ice and soda water. Serve immediately.
Recipe via Taste