Blueberry Mint Mojito

By • July 14, 2011 • 0 Comments



Author Notes: It's a colorful and refreshing long drink.Heaven On Hearth

Serves 1

The Drink

  • 2 ounces white rum
  • juice of 1/2 a lime
  • 2 tablespoons minty mint flavored simple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon very berry blueberry flavored simple syrup
  • 2 ounces club soda
  • 5 leaves of mint and 1 sprig for decoration
  • 8 to 10 blueberries
  • ice
  1. In a long glass, squeeze juice of ½ lime, 2 tablespoons of minty mint flavored simple syrup, 1 tablespoon of very berry blueberry flavored simple syrup along with 5 mint leaves and about 5 blueberries and muddle until the mint leaves are bruised and the blueberries are a bit crushed.
  2. Pour 2 ounces of rum into the glass, fill with ice cubes, top with 2 ounces of soda and the remaining blueberries and stir. Add a sprig of mint as a decoration.

Minty Mint Simple Syrup & Very Berry Blueberry Simple Syrup

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup blue berries, crushed
  1. Bring 1 cup of sugar and 1 cup of water to a boil. Stir to ensure that all the sugar has melted. Remove from the heat and add 1 cup of mint leaves. I also like to add the stems, since they too have so many flavors. Let steep for another 10 minutes before straining, then just leave to cool. When cooled, pour in a glass bottle and keep refrigerated. This makes 1 cup of minty simple syrup.
  2. Bring 1 cup of sugar and 1 cup of water to a boil. Stir to ensure that all the sugar has melted. Add ½ cup blueberries that you crush before adding to the boiling syrup. Boil for another 5 minutes, then remove from the heat and leave in the hot liquid for another 5 minutes before straining, then just leave to cool. When cooled, pour in a glass bottle and keep refrigerated. This makes 1 cup of very berry blueberry simple syrup.
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