Orange Mojito Recipe

Happy Hour: Orange Mojito

It's Friday and that means it's the perfect time to channel your inner bartender by making a delicious drink. How about one that's refreshing and fruity, too? This mojito has the classic ingredients — mint, lime, rum — but orange is thrown into the mix. Fresh muddled oranges and Grand Marnier give it a vibrant orange flavor that's not overpowering, but rather, delightful. I enjoyed this drink so much, I'm definitely going to make it again. In fact, I might be all about the mojito this Spring, so watch out! The recipe, right this way.

Orange Mojito

Orange Mojito

Orange Mojito Recipe 2011-04-15 12:31:11

Ingredients

5 mint leaves
2 orange wedges
1 ounce fresh-squeezed lime juice
1 ounce simple syrup
1 1/2 ounces rum
1/2 ounce Grand Marnier (or other orange liqueur)
Splash of soda water
Orange wheel for garnish

Directions

  1. In a tall glass, muddle the mint leaves with the orange wedges, lime juice, and simple syrup.
  2. Add the rum and Grand Marnier. Top with crushed ice and the soda water.
  3. Stir well to combine the flavors, garnish with orange wheel, and enjoy!

Makes 1 drink.

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