The mojito is a cocktail with rum, lime juice, cane sugar, sparkling water and mint with lots of ice. This one, like most rum-based cocktails, originated in Cuba. It may have originated there on the sugar plantations. The mojito was originally intended as a medicine.

Make a delicious and professional Mojito with this simple and easy to make recipe!


Recipe by caion


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Check out the ingredients needed to make your Mojito and follow the step-by-step instructions.


  • Simple Syrup
  • 1 cup sugar (Demerara sugar is nice)

  • 1 cup water

  • Mojito
  • ½ ounce simple syrup

  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice (about 1 lime)

  • 10 fresh mint leaves

  • 2 ounces light rum

  • ice

  • 1 to 2 ounces mineral water (or soda water)


  • Add ice to a glass;
  • Add 1 sugar cube;cup of ice with sugar
  • In a cocktail shaker, add 2 ounces light rum;
  • Add ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice (about 1 lime);
  • Add ½ ounce simple syrup;
  • Add 10 fresh mint leaves;
  • Add ice cubes;
  • Shake for 15 seconds;
  • Transfer the mojito to a glass;double strain into glass
  • Add 1 to 2 ounces mineral water (or soda water);
  • Your Mojito is ready!Mojito

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