Mojito Cocktail (Difford's method)

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Collins glass
Measuring jigger
Bar spoon
Fine sieve


There are approximately 227 calories in one serving of Mojito Cocktail (Difford's method) .

Styles & Flavours

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Serve in a

Collins glass


Mint sprig

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into ice-filled glass. CHURN (stir) with bar spoon. Fill glass with more crushed ice and CHURN some more. Keep adding ice and churning until drink fills glass. Serve with straws.

12 fresh Mint leaves
2 12 fl oz Bacardi Carta Oro Rum
34 fl oz Freshly squeezed lime juice
12 fl oz Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup
16 fl oz Giffard Menthe Pastille
2 dash Angostura or other aromatic bitters

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All the flavour of the Mojito but without unattractive mint leaves trapped in crushed ice. This only works when fresh, cold crushed ice is used. Otherwise the drink will be overly diluted.


Recipe by yours truly (Simon Difford), the man who likes his Mojito shaken and stirred.

For more recipes, its origins and history, see the Mojito Cocktail.

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