Blueberry Kiwi Mojito

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You can really throw just about any fruit in with a standard mojito and it’ll usually without a doubt, be great. Stick with the basic recipe and you won’t go wrong.  Now to think of what combination to whip up next.

PS my lemon fizz and  my pecan spiked iced tea are also great summertime cocktails.

Kiwi Blueberry Mojito
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Ingredients
  1. 5-6 Mint leaves, torn
  2. 2-3 lime wedges
  3. 1/2 oz of simple syrup (I used mint infused simple syrup)
  4. 2 oz of white rum (if you have lemon or any citrus flavored rum that works great too)
  5. splash of soda
Instructions
  1. Tear mint leaves and add to rocks glass along with lime wedges and simple syrup (you can also just sprinkle sugar if you don't have simple syrup)
  2. Muddle these ingredients together
  3. Add rum to the rocks glass and then transfer everything to a shaker.
  4. Shake everything together and then pour back into your rocks glass and top with soda water.
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Birch Lane Cutting Board | Cotton & Flax Tea Towel | Glasses | Muddler | Shaker | Ice Bucket

Photos by JNelly

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    Comments

    jillian

    This looks delicious! I will definitely be giving it a try!
    xo, jill
    http://www.BornFancy.com

    Josh | The Kentucky Gent

    These look and sound delicious, is it happy hour yet?!

    Josh | The Kentucky Gent
    http://thekentuckygent.com

      Jessica

      It is in my house!

    JAMIE

    These sound so refreshing! Love that gold ice bucket, too! Might need to add that to my Target wedding registry 🙂

    Jamie
    http://www.treatsandtrendsblog.com/

      Jessica

      It’s such a pretty ice bucket, may be the best one I’ve seen in a while and the price point is even better!

    MC

    This looks delicious! Such a unique twist on the classic mojito! Perfect summer cocktail – thanks for sharing!
    xMC
    http://mc2squared.blogspot.com

    Beth @ bethcakes

    Omg, these sound so good! I love all these in-process photos too. Such a great idea to combine blueberry and kiwi! 🙂

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