Recipe courtesy of Gloria Estefan

Traditional Cuban Mojito

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
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Ingredients

2 teaspoons sugar

10 fresh mint leaves, plus 1 sprig for garnish

Juice of 1/4 lime

Ice

2 ounces rum, such as Bacardi Superior Rum

Splash club soda

1 stick sugar cane, for garnish

Directions

  1. Combine the sugar, mint and lime juice in a 12-ounce glass and muddle together. Fill the glass with ice, and then pour in the rum. Shake in a shaker until well mixed, then pour back into the same glass. Fill with club soda, and garnish with mint, sugar cane and a straw.