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How to make a classic mojito

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Classic mojito

Planning a party? Make and share a few mojitos this weekend with our simple cocktail recipe. It takes 5 minutes to prepare is a refreshing way to unwind after a busy day or celebrate a special occasion.

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Mojito ingredients
Sugar syrup



1.Make sugar syrup. Cut lime into quarters; place 6 lime wedges into cocktail shaker. Using muddler, crush lime wedges with sugar syrup and sprigs of mint. Add rum and ice; shake vigorously.
2.Strain into four 125ml glasses; top with soda water. Add remaining lime wedges and extra mint leaves to glass.

Sugar syrup

3.Stir 1 cup caster sugar with 1 cup water in small saucepan, over low heat, until sugar dissolves; bring to the boil.
4.Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, without stirring, 5 minutes. Remove from heat; cool to room temperature. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 month.

You can buy sugar syrup from liquor stores or make your own.


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