Fourth of July: the grill is fired up, watermelon slices are chilled, and the kiddos are excited about ohhing and ahhing during the PM's fireworks show. How about adding a Mojito to your Independence Day tradition?
I'll be sipping this authentic and refreshing drink recipe courtesy of Mixology Mad Scientist Mcgarrit Franco of Washington, DC's Cuba Libre.
This is a first for The High Heeled Kitchen (click here to view more recipes from The High Heeled Kitchen video recipe series): a drink recipe plus, as you'll see in the video, the first time a featured guest almost steals the spotlight.
Click below to watch this video recipe:
Cuba Libre's Mojito RecipeIngredientes:
6-8 sprigs of mint leaves
1 oz. and ½ of rum
1 oz. and a ¼ of fresh lime juice
2 and a ½ ozs. of fresh guarapo
Lemon lime sodaInstrucciones
Measure ingredients using a jigger, combine with ice in a mixing tin.
Pour into a Collins glass and top with lemon lime soda.
Garnish with lime.
This post was first published as "The High Heeled Kitchen Video: Happy New Year Mojito Recipe" on December 29, 2011.
What is your favorite Fourth of July drink?