Mojitos + Mason Jars = The Best Summer Parties

By Nicky Corbishley

Just imagine: You arrive at your friend’s BBQ. They have a table full of beer, a few boxes of wine and a giant ice bucket filled with frosty jars of mint-infused mojitos. Which one are you going to go for? Exactly. That’s why you need to serve these super-simple but deliciously refreshing Mason Jar Mojitos at your next party. Spiked with white rum and served over ice, they’re fresh, zesty and the perfect cocktail centerpiece for any garden party.


MASON JAR MOJITOS

Ingredients:

makes 6 mojitos
— 36 mint leaves
— 12 tablespoons lime juice
— 6 tablespoons superfine or caster sugar
— 12 fluid ounces (equivalent to 8 shots) white rum
— ice
— club soda

To Serve:
— mint sprigs
— slices of lime

Instructions:
1. Place mint leaves in the bottom of the mason jar and bruise slightly with a spoon. Add the lime juice and sugar. Mix together to dissolve the sugar.
2. Add the rum and fill the glass halfway with ice. Mix together.
3. Add ice to top of the mason jar.
4. Top with club soda and stir.
5. Add 2 or 3 lime slices into each drink and one on the rim of the glass. Add a sprig of mint and serve.

Place mint leaves in the bottom of the mason jar and bruise slightly with a spoon. Add the lime juice and sugar. Mix together to dissolve the sugar. Add the rum and half fill the glass with ice. Mix together. Add more ice, to the top of the mason jar. Top with club soda and stir.

Add 2 or 3 lime slices into each drink and one on the rim of the glass. Add a sprig of mint and serve.

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