The Cuban Cocktail
The mojito. It’s the classic Cuban cocktail adored by everyone—especially us. Our favorite version is this Cucumber and Mint Mojito. This week, treat yourself! We guarantee its fresh flavor is everything you need to relax this weekend.
-2 tablespoons (1 ounce) fresh lime
-2 heaping teaspoons superfine sugar
-12 cups crushed ice
-¼ cup (2 ounces) white rum
-2 tablespoons (1 ounce) club soda
1. In a 10 – ounce glass, stir together lime juice and sugar until dissolves.
2. Add ¼ cup crushed ice. Rub mint leaves over rim of glass, then harvest fresh mint leaves and add to glass.
3. Gently stir for 15 seconds, then add rum, remaining crushed ice, and club soda.
4. Gently stir for 5 seconds, then tuck min sprigs into top of glass and insert tall straw