Adapted from the classic serve by yours truly (Simon Difford) in January 2019. For more recipes, its origins and history, see the Mojito Cocktail.
Delicately spiced with cacao and coffee sitting atop a basket of fruit (overripe banana, pineapple and lime).
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Balanced, tasty and enlivening, this cocktail is incredibly quick and easy to make using just three ingredients that should be every day essentials in
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So fruity, you could almost convince yourself this is a health drink.
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The ingredients might suggest that this cocktail should be stirred – I tried, but it benefits from the dilution and life that shaking imparts. After
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