Sensational Strawberry Mojitos
The perfect refreshing cocktail for a hot summer day!
- 6 strawberries hulled and quartered
- 6-8 mint leaves torn
- 2 oz silver rum
- 2 oz strawberry simple syrup
- 4 oz club soda
- 1 cup sugar for the simple syrup
- 1 cup water for the simple syrup
- 2 cups fresh strawberries washed and stems removed-- for the simple syup
Add fresh strawberries and mint to a large glass muddle the berries
Fill glass to the top with ice cubes.
Add rum and strawberry simple syrup then top with club soda.
Strawberry Simple Syrup
Add sugar and water to a saucepan and boil over medium-high heat until sugar is dissolved.
Add strawberries and continue to boil at a low boil for 12 - 15 minutes being careful not to let it bubble over.
Remove from the heat and strain through a sieve into a bowl or similar.
Use the back of a spatula or wooden spoon to push as much of the juice through the sieve as possible, then toss the remaining mushed up berries.
Allow the syrup to cool completely before using.
Calories: 345kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 3gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 77mgPotassium: 628mgFiber: 8gSugar: 20gVitamin A: 298IUVitamin C: 214mgCalcium: 94mgIron: 4mg