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Hibiscus Mint Mojitos
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins
 

Hibiscus Mint Mojitos are the dose of springtime you are probably needing right now. They are refreshing and light and oh, so delicious!

Course: Beverage, Drinks
Cuisine: Alcoholic Beverage, Beverages, Drink
Keyword: Alcholic Beverage, Drinks, Hibiscus, Lime, Mint, MInt Syrup, Rum, Seltzer, SImple Syrup, Sprite
Servings: 2 servings
Ingredients
  • 6 oz white rum
  • 1 lime
  • 2 edible hibiscus blossoms (you can buy these online or at Trader Joe's)
  • 1 T mint syrup
  • 1 sprig mint leaves
  • 1/4 c citrus flavored seltzer or sprite
Mint Syrup
  • 1 c sugar
  • 1/2 c water
  • 1/2 c mint leaves
Instructions
  1. Cut lime in half. Juice one half and reserve. Use the other half for garnish. 

  2. Place mint leaves, hibiscus flowers and mint syrup in a cocktail shaker and muddle. Fill halfway with ice and add rum, lime juice and shake. Pour over ice into glasses.  Fill the glasses to the top with seltzer and stir with a straw. 

For the Mint Syrup
  1. Combine sugar, water and mint leaves in a small sauce pan. Bring to a boil over medium heat then lower heat and simmer 15-20 minutes. Strain into a bowl and cool in the refrigerator until ready to serve. 

Recipe Notes

* Mint Syrup recipe is originally from A Hundred Years Ago