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Dark Rum Mojito with Basil
Source: http://foodandstyle.com/2009/03/25/dark-rum-mojito-with-basil/ (Entered by Leigh Wilkerson)
1 large lime – cut in 1/2″ pieces
8 large mint leaves
4 large basil leaves
2 teaspoons organic sugar
3 oz (8.9 cl) dark rum
club soda or sparkling water
fresh mint and lime slices as garnish
Step 1: Place the lime, mint, basil, and sugar in a mixing glass. Using a muddler, crush the ingredients until the sugar has dissolved and the lime has released its juice. Top with ice cubes and rum. Shake vigorously until very cold.
Step 2: Fill 2 tumblers with ice. Strain the mixture into the glasses. Top with a little club soda or sparkling water. Garnish with a mint leaf and lime slice. Serve immediately.
(Ingredients often available at the Market are below.)
Step by Step Instructions
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