Cocktail of the week: Blood Orange Mojitos

In her daily perusing of blogs and tumblrs, my flatmate stumbled across this delightful recipe. As avid lovers of blood oranges and mojitos, this is our new go-to cocktail. It is sweet, citrusy and has a beautiful colour.

Blood Orange Mojitos
Recipe adapted from Culinary Musings 

Ingredients:

2 ½ ounces light rum
4 ounces San Pellegrino Limonata
1 ½ ounces simple syrup
2 blood oranges cut in wedges
handful of mint leaves
Sugar

In a large bowl, combine blood orange wedges, mint leaves and a sprinkle of sugar. Muddle all the ingredients together until most of the juice is extracted and the mint leaves are bruised. Distribute muddled oranges and mint leaves between two glasses. Fill with ice. Add rum, simple syrup and San Pellegrino Limonata. Stir and serve immediately..

 

Image sourced from Pinterest.

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