This Raspberry Mojito looks and tastes like summer! With the classic combination of lime and mint with the sweet taste of juicy raspberries.
Servings: 1 cocktail
Muddler or wooden spoon
Ingredients to Make Mint Simple Syrup
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup sugar
- cup fresh mint roughly chopped
For the Cocktail
- 6 Raspberries
- 4 Mint leaves roughly chopped
- 4 tablespoons Mint Simple Syrup
- Juice of One Lime
- 1 ounce White Rum
- Fresh Mint leaves
- Lime Slices
How to Make Mint Simple Syrup
In a saucepan on medium high heat add sugar, water, and fresh mint.
Bring to a simmer, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves
Turn off the heat and set aside to allow to cool completely for 20 minutes
Making the Raspberry Mojito
In the bottom of your mojito glass add in lime juice, raspberries, and mint simple syrup
Muddle together for 3-4 minutes until fully combined and mint flavor has infused throughout
Add in your rum and ice. Stir again
Top the remainder of your glass with sparkling water and top with garnishes
Why mint syrup over simple syrup?
Infusing a simple syrup with mint ensures a stronger mint flavor if desired. You can muddle the mint with the syrup in your glass instead if desired.