Mojito is a sweet and sour cocktail where the mint makes the drink refreshing on a hot day. Mojito is perfect for a summer day that calls for a refreshing cocktail among good friends.
- 4 cl. white rum
- 1 tsp. cane sugar
- 2 cl. sugar syrup
- 1 handful of mint
- 4 slices of lime
- 4 cl / Top off with sparkling water
- 1 pcs. mint for garnish
- 150 g crushed ice
- 1 pcs. lowball glass
- Add cane sugar to a lowball glass.
- Muddle 4 lime wedges in a lowball glass.
- Crush the mint and add to the glass.
- Fill the glass halfway with crushed ice.
- Add rum and sugar syrup.
- Stir with a spoon.
- Fill the glass again with crushed ice.
- Top off with sparkling water.
- Fill the glass with crushed ice.
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Learn about variations and origins
Variations of Mojito
You’ve probably already noticed that. For example, there is typically more than one Mojito to choose from when sitting at a cocktail bar. There are many Mojito variations, where the taste changes depending on the use of syrup, rum, or fruits.
Some of the editions that have won out to that extent are Red Mojito, Strawberry Mojito, and Virgin Mojito. They all give a good twist to the original recipe, where the sweetness, acidity, and alcohol are turned up and down.
The origins of the Mojito are not completely established, but two stories abound. For example, you can entertain your guests with them the next time you mix Mojitos in the home bar.
Some believe that the Mojito was first mixed in the 16th century by the slaves in Cuba’s capital, Havana. On the other hand, others think that explorers in Europe got a good idea with their few ingredients out on the water.
An alcohol-free Mojito leans heavily on the classic version. It is both sweet and sour, and the mint gives it a refreshing taste. As you know from the classic cocktail, a non-alcoholic Mojito is perfect for hot summer days.
- 6 cl syrup
- 12 cl Danish water
- 5 g mint
- 9 g cane sugar
- 2 slices of lime
- 140 g crushed ice
- Fill the glass with 2 slices of lime, 5 mint leaves and 6 g cane sugar.
- Mash the ingredients with a mortar.
- Fill the glass with ice.
- Add syrup and Danish water.
- Stir and mix the ingredients.
- Top off with ice on top.
- Garnish the drink with mint leaves and 3 g cane sugar.