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Pineapple Mojito

Today we're making one of my favorite topical cocktails, the pineapple mojito! Made in 5 minutes with silver rum, fresh mint, pineapple and lime juice, it's the ultimate refresher on a hot summer day. 

  • Author: Salima Benkhalti
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cocktail 1x
  • Category: Cock
  • Method: Shaken
  • Cuisine: Cuban, Caribbean
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Ingredients

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  • 10 mint leaves
  • 1 oz lime juice (freshly squeezed), plus 1 lime cut into slices
  • 1 oz pineapple juice
  • 2 oz silver rum
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • a splash of sparkling water to finish
  • ice
  • garnish: pineapple slices, additional mint, and lime slices

Instructions

  1. Muddle. Add half of the mint with a few slices of lime and muddle in a glass. Add ice, lime juice, pineapple juice, rum, simple syrup and mix well with a spoon.
  2. Serve. Top with sparkling water, a slice of pineapple or lime and fresh mint.

Notes

To make a quick simple syrup, mix together equal parts white granulated sugar and hot water. Mix to dissolve.

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