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Homemade mojito: 3 delicious variations of the refreshing drink

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
Homemade mojito
Homemade mojito

On hot summer days, it's best to drink plenty of water and eat only light foods so as not to overload your body even more. There are many cooling drinks that will perfectly invigorate you, ranging from iced coffee, iced tea, homemade lemonade, and ending with a delicious summer cocktail – Aperol Spritz.

Today, FoodOboz editorial team offers you 3 recipes for an equally popular and tasty drink - mojito, which will come in handy on a hot day.

1. Non-alcoholic mojito

Mojito with sprite

Ingredients:

  • sprite - 150 ml
  • fresh mint - 10 g
  • lime - 1 pc.
  • ice - 10 cubes
  • cane sugar - 1 tsp.

Method of preparation:

  1. Pour ice into a shaker, add chopped lime, mint, sugar and shake well.
  2. Transfer the mixture to a glass and fill with sprite.

Add a couple more lime slices to the glass before serving.

2. Non-alcoholic mojito with raspberries

Raspberry Mojito

Ingredients:

  • mineral sparkling water - 300-400 ml
  • raspberries - 40-50 g
  • lemon - 1 pc.
  • lime - 1 pc.
  • sugar - 3 tbsp
  • ice - 20 cubes
  • mint - a couple of sprigs

Method of preparation:

  1. Wash the lime and lemon, cut into very thin slices.
  2. Rub the raspberries through a sieve to make a puree.
  3. Chop the mint.
  4. Put the ice, lemon and lime, raspberry puree, sugar in a large pitcher and cover with water.
  5. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

3. Alcoholic mojito with rum

Mojito with rum

Ingredients:

  • golden rum - 1 cup
  • chilled soda - 3 cups
  • ice - 4 cups
  • sugar - 50 g
  • mint - 10 sprigs
  • lemon juice - 50 ml
  • lemon zest - 1 tsp.

Method of preparation:

  1. Beat mint, lemon zest, sugar, lemon juice in a blender until smooth.
  2. Transfer the finished puree to a pitcher, add ice, pour in golden rum, soda and mix thoroughly.

Before serving, add a mint leaf to the glass.

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