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Let me start this out by confessing that I LOVE mojitos. Love them. Love them like I want to marry them one day so I cannot believe that I haven’t actually posted a recipe for one! I have made them at home, but only this week did I take it upon myself to really think about making a great mojito, not just a good one.

How To Make Amazing Mojitos
How To Make Amazing Mojitos

How To Make Amazing Mojitos

Mojitos are one of the most popular rum drinks out there. This is a classic mojito recipe, but I prefer to use honey simple syrup in mine, which adds another taste level to them!

 Ingredients
7-8 leaves of fresh mint
1/2 lime cut into 5-6 wedges
2 tablespoons mint honey simple syrup or to taste I like mine sweet
7-8 large ice cubes
1 1/2 fluid ounces white rum
1/2 cup club soda
large cocktail glass

Instructions
1. Place mint leaves and 3 lime wedges into a sturdy glass. Crush the mint and lime
to release the mint oils and lime juice. (the back of a spoon works if you don’t
have a muddler.) Add 2 more lime wedges and the honey syrup and muddle again
to release the lime juice.
2. Fill the glass almost to the top with ice.Pour the rum over the ice.Fill the glass with
club soda.
3. Stir, taste, and add more honey syrup if needed.Garnish with the remaining lime
wedge.

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  1. The secret here is the mint honey simple syrup. Oh man…does that stuff just take it over the edge. I have always had it in the back of my mind to make a honey mojito but the food muses have outdone themselves this time with that spur of the moment inspiration.
  2. I cannot stress it enough: the simple syrup is EASY. I am so serious here folks. It takes three ingredients and 5 minutes. Then you have a jar of mint honey simple syrup in the fridge for mojitos. I suggest doubling the recipe, I will from now on, my first batch is almost gone!
  3. On to the the drink. It has slightly less mint leaves than usual because of the syrup and you can adjust to taste. Usually you have around 10 leaves in the glass, but seven was great for me. You do have to make sure to muddle (which basically means squishing everything to get the juices out) and you will have to add syrup to taste.

I like mine sweet and with this syrup..oh. Such minty goodness! So you absolutely MUST make these and you MUST let me know what you think!

Love you guys more than mojitos, (most days)

Karlynn

5 from 1 vote
Honey Mojitos
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins
 
Mojitos are taken to the next level with a simply honey and mint syrup. It tastes SO much better than white sugar and just takes this drink over the top!
Course: Cocktail
Cuisine: American
Keyword: mojito, mojitos
Servings: 1 cocktail
Calories: 20 kcal
Author: Karlynn Johnston
Ingredients
  • 7-8 leaves of fresh mint
  • 1/2 lime cut into 5-6 wedges
  • 2 tablespoons mint honey simple syrup or to taste I like mine sweet
  • 7-8 large ice cubes
  • 1 1/2 fluid ounces white rum
  • 1/2 cup club soda
  • large cocktail glass
Instructions
  1. Place mint leaves and 3 lime wedges into a sturdy glass. Crush the mint and lime to release the mint oils and lime juice. (the back of a spoon works if you don't have a muddler.) Add 2 more lime wedges and the honey syrup and muddle again to release the lime juice.

  2. Fill the glass almost to the top with ice.Pour the rum over the ice.Fill the glass with club soda.

  3. Stir, taste, and add more honey syrup if needed.Garnish with the remaining lime wedge.

Nutrition Facts
Honey Mojitos
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 20
% Daily Value*
Sodium 6mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Sugars 2g
Vitamin C 1.1%
Calcium 0.2%
Iron 0.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Hey guys, I'm Karlynn! Welcome to The Kitchen Magpie, my website full of family friendly recipes, cocktails & homesteading tales of chickens & cows from the family farm! Make sure to check out my bestselling cookbook, Flapper Pie & a Blue Prairie Sky ,stay tuned for info on my second cookbook!

1 Comment

    • The Kitchen Magpie Reply

      Have you tried it with my honey simple syrup yet? Best ever! Granted, they are good no matter what!

    • Sophie Amelia Reply

      The Kitchen Magpie I have not yet but will be sure to. Have two mojito mint plants to use up in my garden!

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  2. The Kitchen Magpie Reply

    The kids LOVE the virgin version. You barely miss the rum, especially with the mint honey syrup! Give it a try!

  3. The Kitchen Magpie Reply

    Yah…sigh. As soon as school is over, I’m spending an entire day on the deck drinking these. Which reminds me, we should visit sometime this summer.

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