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What more do I need to say: blackberries and mojitos. Cocktails have taken on a wonderful new life recently. All over, people are experimenting and creating delectable drinks that anyone can replicate! With the temperature finally catching up to the calendar, we’re rolling out the warmer-weather drinks to cool off! A mojito is classically summer with fresh, crisp mint and lime flavors paired with just the right amount of fizz. For a touch sweetness and a kick of citrus, we’ve added blackberries and lime zest.

Simple. Classic. Spring.

Blackberry Mojito

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Servings 1 drink

Ingredients

  • 5 blackberries
  • 10 mint leaves
  • zest of one lime
  • 2-4 oz white rum
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 4 tbsp simple syrup
  • club soda
  • ice

Instructions
 

  • Add the blackberries, lime zest, and mint leaves into the bottom of a glass and muddle. There should be no worry about over-mashing the blackberries. It's best if all the juices and flavor escape, so crush away!
  • Add the simple syrup, rum, a few cubes of ice, and lime juice. Stir. If a non-alcoholic drink is desired, leave out the rum.
  • Top off with club soda.
  • Garnish with a few blackberries and a mint sprig if a special presentation is desired.

Notes

  • To make the simple syrup, dissolve equal parts sugar and water over heat.
  • A muddle is a bar tool used to crush ingredients together. The purpose is not to break apart the ingredients, only to crush them to release the oils and flavors. If you don’t have a muddle, no worries. Use the back of a wooden spoon instead.

Nutrition

Serving: 1drink
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Difficulty Easy
Method Mixing

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3 Comments

  1. Hello,

    I’m a writer for a student-run blog called Spoon University. I am writing an article about mojitos and would love to use one of your pictures from this post in my article. I will of course give you proper credit. Please let me know if that’s okay with you.

    1. Hi Naomi! I just took a look at Spoon University – what a neat site! Feel free to use any of our mojito pictures for your article. Looking forward to reading it!

  2. Can’t find your Aperol margarita recipe which you prepared live.
    Please assist.
    Thank you
    Switzerland
    Doli Moser