Recipe courtesy of Ingrid Hoffmann
Episode: Miami Nights
Herb Twist Cojito
Total:
15 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
A party
Level:
Easy
Total:
15 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
A party
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch (4 ounces) fresh mint, plus more for garnish
  • 1 bunch (4 ounces) fresh basil
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 limes, juiced, plus wedges, for serving
  • 3 cups coconut rum
  • 1 (16-ounce) can coconut milk
  • 1 liter seltzer water

Directions

Make an herb infused simple syrup by combining the mint, basil, sugar and water in a pot. Cook over medium heat until the syrup turns clear.

Strain the syrup into a pitcher. Squeeze in the lime juice. Stir in the rum and coconut milk. Add wedges of lime and sprigs of mint to the pitcher for color. Pour into a highball glass over ice. Top with seltzer.

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