How to make:
Lightly MUDDLE (just to bruise) mint in base of glass. Add other ingredients, half fill glass with crushed ice and CHURN (stir) with bar spoon. Fill glass to brim with more crushed ice and CHURN some more. Serve with straws.
|12 fresh||Mint leaves|
|2 fl oz||Bacardi Carta Blanca light rum|
|1 fl oz||Apple Schnapps liqueur|
|1 fl oz||Lime juice (freshly squeezed)|
An enduring classic given a touch of apple. Those with a sweet tooth may want to add more apple liqueur or even a dash of sugar syrup.
Recipe by yours truly (Simon Difford) in 2005.
For more recipes, its origins and history, see the Mojito Cocktail.