Watermelon Mojito Recipe • theVintageMixer.com #eatseasonal

Watermelon Mojitos

Summer cocktails don't get much better than these Watermelon Mojitos!
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Total Time 10 mins
Course Drinks
Servings 6 drinks

Ingredients
  

  • 30 large fresh mint leaves
  • 4 thick slices fresh watermelon, seeds and rind removed
  • 10 ounces light rum, such as Bacardi
  • 1/2 cup simple syrup
  • 1/3 cup freshly squeezed lime juice (3 limes)
  • Sprigs of mint and spears of watermelon, for serving

Instructions
 

  • Use a mortar and pestle to mash the mint leaves you can add a little sugar to help break up the leaves and get the oils from the mint extracted.
  • Remove and discard the rind and seeds of the watermelon. Place the watermelon, rum, simple syrup and lime juice in a blender and blend until smooth. Stir to get the froth to go down.
  • Put the mashed mint into a large pitcher and add in the watermelon mixture. Stir to combine the mint with the juice.
  • Place ice cubes in 6 glasses and pour the mojito mixture into the glasses. Garnish with sprigs of fresh mint and spears of watermelon.
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