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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

MOJITO ON THE ROCKS (NON-ALCOHOLIC) MOCKTAIL

MOJITO ON THE ROCKS (NON-ALCOHOLIC) MOCKTAIL
Mojito (read Mohito) is a traditional Cuban highball. Traditionally, a mojito is a cocktail that consists of five ingredients: white rum, sugar, lime juice, sparkling water and mint.
Main alcohol: Rum
But since I don’t consume alcohol I will share with you this wonderful non-alcoholic recipe which is very refreshing and has health benefits too.

Note the recipe of Mojito served on the rocks.


Ingredients
Mint leaves – 6-8 fresh mint leaves
Soda water – ½ glass Club soda
Lime juice – 2 tablespoons (freshly squeezed)
Sugar – 2 teaspoons
Ice cubes – As required (For one glass of Mojito you require one glass of ice)

Method
In a tall glass, Add lime juice, sugar and about 6-8 mint leaves. With the help of a spoon or a cocktail muddler crush the mint leaves into the lime juice and sugar. This releases oils from the mint and helps the sugar dissolve into the lime juice. Stir well then pour into a glass filled with ice, leaving about an inch of room then top with club soda. Garnish with extra mint leaves and a lime slice.
Serve on the rocks; poured over ice with a straw

You can make this for a family of four with the quantity as below
Freshly squeezed lime juice - ½ cup
Sugar - 3 – 4 tablespoons
Fresh Mint leaves – About 30 plus some for garnish
Ice – 4 cups
Soda water - ½  cup
Lime slices – 4 for garnishing.


Here are some health benefits of drinking this mocktail.....

Click here to read the benefits of drinking soda water…..Trying to make weak indulgences guiltless!!!!

Mint is not just a mouth refresher, it’s health benefits include digestion, nausea, headache, and asthma.

Enjoy this Refreshing non alcoholic drink. You can serve it in parties and they make an excellent alcohol- free cocktail for adults.



Some info courtesy - Wikipedia

1 comment:

Veena Theagarajan said...

love this mocktail very refreshing

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