Monday, May 22, 2017
Pineapple Strawberry Mojito
Pineapple Strawberry Mojito 8 strawberries trimmed, hulled, quartered 8 pineapple chunks, fresh is best but canned will work too 20 mint leaves plus more for garnishing 1 lime quartered ¼ cup simple syrup 8 oz pineapple juice 8 oz light rum 8-12 frozen strawberries soda water, club soda, lemon-lime soda Divide strawberries, pineapple chunks, mint leaves, and lime quarters evenly among four glasses. Gently muddle the fruit and mint leaves until all the juice has been released from the fruit. Add 1 tablespoon of simple syrup, 2 ounces of pineapple juice, and 2 ounce of rum to each glass. Stir together. (Optional: Strain the muddled fruit and leaves if you'd like.) Add 2 to 3 frozen strawberries to each glass and top with club soda. Garnish with fresh lime slices, strawberries slices, pineapple slices, and/or fresh mint sprigs. Simple Syrup Combine ½ cup sugar and ½ cup water in a small saucepan. Heat over medium heat, stirring frequently until sugar has completely dissolved. Let cool before using. Store leftovers in refrigerator.