• Prep Time
    25 Mins
  • Cook Time
    0 Mins
  • Total Time
    25 Mins
  • The base number of servings for this recipe is 4
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    Strawberry and Thai Basil Mojito

    The only thing better than a mojito is this Strawberry and Thai Basil Mojito. This drink relies on the slightly anise like scent and mildly spicy kick of Thai basil (not present in sweet basil) to make the perfect summer cocktail.

    photo: (c) Coral von Zumwalt


    Ingredients
    1
    cup
    sliced strawberries, plus 4 whole for garnish
    1/2
    cup
    granulated sugar
    3/4
    cup
    white rum
    4
    tablespoons
    freshly squeezed lime juice
    4
    tablespoons
    firmly packed fresh Thai basil
    3
    cups
    sparkling water
    Directions
    In chilled glass, muddle ¼ cup strawberries and 2 tablespoons sugar. Add 1½ ounces rum, 1 tablespoon lime juice, and 1 tablespoon basil and stir. Fill glass with ice and top with ¾ cup sparkling water. Garnish with whole strawberry.
    Repeat with remaining glasses and serve immediately.

    The base number of servings for this recipe is 4
    OK

    Categories 

    CocktailEasyHoliday

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