Bobby's Signature Mojito

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 drink
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Ingredients

2 lime wedges

6 mint leaves

4 Thai basil leaves

1 tablespoon Ginger Simple Syrup, recipe follows

1-ounce club soda

1-ounce white rum

Fine sugar

Ice

Coconut milk

Ginger Simple Syrup:

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup water

1 (2-inch) piece ginger, thickly sliced

Directions

  1. Place the lime, mint and Thai basil in a cocktail shaker and muddle well. Add Ginger Simple Syrup, club soda, and rum and shake well.
  2. Rim a glass with fine sugar and fill with ice. Pour drink over ice. Float coconut milk on top of the drink.

Ginger Simple Syrup:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and cook until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat and cool. Once cool, strain out the ginger.

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