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MOJITOS Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jan Boettcher
Added: Wednesday, June 24, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. light rum
1 c. mint syrup
1 c. lime juice
Ice Cubes
Fresh mint leaves
Syrup (see directions below)

Directions:
Directions:
In a pitcher (at least 2 quarts) combine rum, mint syrup, and lime juice; add about 2 cups ice cubes. Pour into ice filled glasses and garnish with mint leaves.
Syrup: In a 1-2 quart pan, combine 1 1/4 cups lightly packed rinsed fresh mint leaves, 1 cup water, and 1/2 cup sugar. Stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved and mixture is simmering. Remove pan from heat, cover, and let stand 30 minutes. Pour mixture through a fine strainer into a small pitcher or bowl; discard mint leaves. Use syrup or cover and chill up to 1 week. Makes about 1 cup syrup.

 

 

 

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