Pomegranate Mojito

Makes 1 cocktail

Ingredients:

1 Tbsp simple syrup*

1 Tbsp fresh lime juice

6 mint leaves

6 Tbsp white rum

¼ C pomegranate juice

Soda water

Mint for garnish

 

Method:

1.    In the bottom of a double old fashioned glass, combine simple syrup, lime juice and mint leaves. 

2.    Use a cocktail muddler or the back of a spoon and mash the ingredients together.

3.    Add crushed ice.

4.    Add the rum and pomegranate juice.

5.    Top with a splash of club soda and stir.

6.    Garnish with a sprig of mint.      

 

 *Simply syrup recipe: Put ¾ cup sugar and 1 cup of water in a saucepan.  Heat over medium high heat.  Stir until the sugar has melted completely.  Cool completely and pour into a glass container.  Store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.  


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