Recipe courtesy of Geoffrey Zakarian
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Mojito Makeover
Total:
20 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
1 drink
Level:
Easy
Total:
20 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
1 drink
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Demerara Sugar Syrup:

Directions

Add the Demerara Sugar Syrup, lime juice, light rum, aged rum and mint leaves to a mixing glass. Heavily muddle the mint leaves, add large ice and shake vigorously in a cocktail shaker. Taste for balance, double-strain over crushed ice in a rocks glass and garnish with a mint sprig and lime wedge.

Demerara Sugar Syrup:

Combine the sugar and 1 cup water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Cook, stirring, until the sugar dissolves. Remove from the heat and let cool completely. Keep covered in the refrigerator up to 1 month.

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