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Perfect summer Mojito

Perfect summer mojito

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The mojito was born in Havana, Cuba. There are many variations of this drink. This recipe calls for the five customary ingredients of mint, rum, granulated sugar, lime, and soda water. If you are throwing a Havana, Cuban or just a great British BBQ party, try making this perfect summer Mojito.


perfect summer mojito1½ limes, cut into wedges (can use lemons also)

20 fresh mint leaves

2½ tsp granulated sugar

Handful of  ice

65ml/2½fl oz white rum

Splash soda water, to taste

Fresh mint sprig, to garnish


1. Place the limes, mint and sugar into a sturdy highball glass and ‘muddle’ or mash with the end of a clean rolling pin, to bruise the mint and release the lime juice.

2. Add the ice and pour over the rum.

3. Add soda water to taste and stir well. Garnish with a mint sprig and serve.




About Zena Grantham

About Zena Grantham

Zena is a baking fanatic spending most of her free time dreaming up her next tasty recipe. She has been known to accidentally make people fall off their diet or healthy eating wagon with chocolate cakes!

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