Mint, lime and rum create a refreshing cocktail, perfect for summer!
- 2 parts Bacardi rum
- 4 lime wedges
- 12 fresh mint leaves
- 2 tsp extra-fine sugar*see note
- 1 part club soda.
- Sprig of fresh mint for garnish
Squeeze the lime wedges while placing in the glass. Add sugar and muddle with the limes to help dissolve the sugar.
Add mint leaves and muddle gently.
Fill glass half-full with ice. Pour in the rum and stir.
Fill the glass with ice and add the club soda.
Garnish with sprig of mint and/or lime slice as preferred.
Extra fine sugar will dissolve faster than regular sugar. Alternatively, you can make simple syrup and add this instead of sugar. To make simple syrup, add equal parts sugar and water to a small container. Heat and stir to dissolve. I make this in small quantities if just for me, but it can also be made in larger quantities (1 cup sugar plus 1 cup water) to keep in the refrigerator. For weeks, if you want! Use simple syrup as a direct substitute. 1 tsp sugar = 1 tsp simple syrup. For calculations, 1 part = 1.5 ounces.
Calories: 257kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 142mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 510IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 1mg
Nutrition values are estimates only, using online calculators. Please verify using your own data.