Rhubarb Mojito

For one Rhubarb Mojito

  • ice
  • 2 oz. white rum
  • 1 oz. rhubarb simple syrup (recipe below)
  • 4-5 fresh mint leaves
  • 2 oz. club soda

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.  Pour in the rum and simple syrup.  Place the mint leaves and a couple of ice cubes into a glass and muddle – or crush until the mint is bruised and broken down into small pieces.  Combine the muddled mint with the ice, rum, and rhubarb syrup and shake vigorously.  Strain into a glass and top with the club soda.  Garnish with a fresh mint leaf.

Rhubarb Simple Syrup

  • 1 C. sugar
  • 1 C. water
  • 1 stalk of rhubarb, sliced

Combine the sugar, water, and rhubarb in a small saucepan and bring to a boil.  Boil for one minute and set aside to steep for twenty to thirty minutes.  Strain through a sieve, pressing on the solids.  Discard the solids or eat them (they are yummy).

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I am a mother of two boys, a wife, a 1st grade teacher, and an avid home cook. These recipes are written, tested and created or adapted by me in my home kitchen. All photos were taken by me unless otherwise noted. My motto is, if I can do it, you can do it!
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5 Responses to Rhubarb Mojito

  1. elise guest says:

    YES PLEASE

  2. Looks pretty and delicious – will try this as soon as possible – thanks for posting the simple simple syrup recipe – saves a search! Are the ratios (i.e. 1:1:1) all it takes for the beautiful colour in the pic on the left? (off to buy some rhubarb then!)

  3. Just the right thing for 91 F. Together with the Rhubarb Mini Cheesecakes that are just out of the oven.

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