Pomegranate Mojito with Vanilla Sugar

Total Time:
10 min
Prep:
10 min

Yield:
1 drink
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate juice
  • 2 ounces white rum
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla sugar, or to taste, recipe follows
  • 4 ounces club soda
  • Cracked ice
  • 6 sprigs fresh mint
  • Vanilla Sugar:
  • 1 vanilla beans, split in 1/2 lengthwise and crosswise
  • 4 cups granulated sugar
Directions

In a cocktail shaker, combine all ingredients except the mint and shake well. Mull the mint in the bottom of a cocktail glass. Strain the pomegranate mixture into the glass with the mulled mint, and serve.

Vanilla Sugar:

In a large container with an airtight closure, place 1/2 of the sugar. Add the bean quarters and cover with the remaining 2 cups of sugar. Close tightly. Place in a cool, dark place. Twice a day shake the container to distribute the vanilla essence. Continue the process for at least 1 week and up to 3 weeks. Replace the sugar as it is used.


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