Cucumber Mojito Recipe

Ingredients

  • 6 fresh mint leaves
  • 2 tablespoon white sugar
  • Juice from ¼ of a lime
  • Sliced English cucumber
  • 2 ounces white rum
  • Crushed ice
  • Club soda or tonic water
  • Mint leaves, cucumber and lime wheels for garnish

Instructions

  1. Add mint leaves and sugar to a cocktail shaker. Muddle with a muddler or a spoon until mint is bruised and starting to break up.
  2. Add lime juice, a wheel of cucumber, rum, and ½ cup of ice to the cocktail shaker, shake vigorously until sugar is dissolved.
  3. Fill a highball glass to the top with crushed ice, add a few more mint leaves, a lime wheel, and a cucumber slice.
  4. Strain the mixture in the cocktail shaker into the glass. Top with club soda or tonic water. Garnish with lime wheel, cucumber slice, and a few mint leaves. Enjoy!

Notes

To make this in a glass: muddle the mint and sugar with a cucumber slice, add in some ice, add the rum, add a bit of club soda and stir vigorously, top off with more ice and more club soda.

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