Prosecco Mojito Cocktail

Prosecco cocktails do not get any fresher than this contemporary take on the classic MojitoThis refreshing sparkling mojito recipe is downright amazing! The trick to this cocktail is to start with a quality rum, use fresh lime juice, and homemade mint simple syrup. This drink is perfect for entertaining at parties, occasions, or even at home, and goes down so easily! It’s light, refreshing, and goes well with food.


Ingredients

For the syrup:
  • 230ml water
  • 230g white sugar
  • A generous handful of fresh mint

To serve:
  • Crushed ice
  • 45ml white rum
  • ½ fresh lime, plus a wedge to garnish
  • Chilled Prosecco


Method

  • First, make a simple mint syrup: put the water into a pan and bring to the boil.
  • Add sugar to the boiling water and stir until dissolved
  • Take the pan off the heat, and add about 20 mint leaves.
  • Allow to steep for at least an hour before straining into a glass container. This can be kept in the fridge for up to two weeks.
  • Now you’re ready to make Prosecco Mojitos – pour a couple of dessertspoons of the syrup into a tall glass, add 10 mint leaves and muddle together in the bottle of the glass.
  • Add a generous amount of crushed ice, followed by the rum.
  • Squeeze in the juice of half a lime and top with Prosecco.
  • Stir with a spoon or cocktail stirrer, garnish with a lime wedge and serve.

Source: prosecco.club

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