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How to make a Mojito | The REAL Mojito Recipe

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  • Prep Time
    10 Mins
  • Cook Time
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How to make a Mojito – Lemon Mint Mojito

Mojito recipe drink is quite simple and needs few ingredients like mint, sugar, rum, ice, and soda water to get ready. The refreshing drink for summers is here, follow the step-by-step guide on how to make a mojito and try it out at your home that hardly needs a little time to get prepared.

 

About Mojito

The motherland of Mojito Cocktail is Havana, Cuba. The drink is a mixture of five ingredients they are- white rum, sugar, lime juice, soda water, and mint. This drink can prepare with the help of these five ingredients. The lime juice, mint leaves, and sugar are added to make a mixture then they are muddled with the help of a muddler. After that, the rum is added and on top, it is garnished with crushed ice and soda water.

Though there are many theories behind its name few say that it was invented from the Spanish word mojar, which means ‘wet’ while few talk that it came from an African word mojo meaning ‘little spell.’

 

Making of Mojito 

Preparation Time  ➢     10 minutes

Total Time             ➢     10 minutes

Serving People     ➢      1 People

 

Ingredients

  • 10 mint leaves
  • ½ lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • ½ cup club soda
  • 1/ ½ ounce of white rum

 

How to make Mojito at Home

1. First, in glass take few mint leaves and two tablespoons of sugar.

2. Stir sugar for about 2 minutes.

3.  Now add a half lemon juice give it a shake keep mixing until the sugar dissolves properly for few more minutes.

4.  Now fill half of the glass with the ice and add white rum over the ice.

5. Top it with club soda and garnish with a mint and lime wheel.

 

how to make a mojito

 

Nutrients

  • Calories: 31kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 9g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Fat: 1g

 

Is Mojito a Cuban drink?

Yes, Mojito is a Cuban drink. Havana, Cuba is the motherland of Mojito. The mojito cocktail contains five ingredients they are- white rum, sugar, lime juice, soda water, and mint. It is one of the popular drinks of Cuba that is refreshing and luscious to have.

 

What’s a mojito made of?

It contains ingredients they are – white rum, sugar, lime juice, soda water, and mint. The lime juice, mint leaves, and sugar are blend to make a mixture then crush them with the help of a muddler. After that, the rum is added on top, and lastly, it is garnished with crushed ice and soda water.

 

What alcohol goes in a mojito?

White Rum is perfect to make mojito other ingredients that mixed with it are- club soda, fresh lime, mint, and sugar.

 

What does virgin mojito contain?

It contains lemon juice, peppermint, mint leaves, sugar, salt, ice, and sprite.

The recipe is simple that take the peppermint tablets crushed them to make a powder then in a glass add the powder and a lime juice mix until peppermint is dissolved. Now add mint leaves, lime wedges, sugar, and salt to a glass. Muddle everything with the help of a muddler. Lastly, fill the glass with the crushed ice and top it with sprite.

Virgin cocktail is a non-alcoholic beverage that does not involve the addition of any alcoholic ingredient.

 

Wind Up

It is a delicious drink that needs few minutes to get ready there are different ways of making it. Alcoholic and Non- alcoholic can mix the ingredients according to their choice the way they like to enjoy this refreshing drink. We hope that you like this amazing guide on how to make a Mojito. For any queries comment in the box.

 

Ingredients

Nutrition

  • Daily Value*
  • Fat 0.1g
    0%
  • Carbohydrates 29g
    10%
  • Potassium 50mg
    1%
  • Protein 0.3g
    0%

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  • Vivek Bansal

    This is my favorite cocktail ever!! I tend to use more mint and lime- a lot more. Loved your mojito recipe. Thank you.

  • Palak Jain

    The best recipe that I have ever seen. The taste was similar to like a restaurant.

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