Lemon Thyme Mojito

By carlito
November 3, 2014
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Author Notes: Great for summer carlito

Makes: 8 drinks

Lemon thyme simple syrup

  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 lemon (cut in half)
  • 5 sprigs fresh thyme
  1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and heat on medium low (bringing mixture to a boil slowly).
  2. Stir occasionally and ensure all sugar dissolves into water.
  3. Remove lemon and thyme springs and pour syrup into a container to cool (mason jar is great for this).
  4. Cool completely. Syrup will keep for several months in refrigerator.

Lemon thyme mojito

  • 1/2 cup lemon thyme simple syrup
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 cup light rum
  • splashes club soda
  • 10 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 lemons (sliced)
  1. Combine thyme springs, lemon slices, rum, simple syrup, and lemon juice in a pitcher.
  2. Muddle all ingredients with the back of a wooden spoon (or a muddling stick, if you have one).
  3. Pour each drink into a glass over ice and add a splash of club soda to each one.
  4. Enjoy!

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