This October, pumpkin puree is the hottest seasonal ingredient to stir into cocktails. After noticing it in a recent recipe, I've seen it in countless other concoctions. One that caught my eye is this Fall-themed orange mojito. The combination of spiced rum, muddled mint, brown sugar, lime juice, and pumpkin puree is wonderfully balanced and quite refreshing. The pumpkin doesn't overpower the drink, instead it enhances the flavor of the rum. It's made like any other mojito, so you will need a muddler. Since rum is the only spirit, select a high-quality one like Cruzan's aged spiced rum. To give this cocktail a try — I promise you won't be disappointed — keep reading.
This October, pumpkin puree is the hottest seasonal ingredient to stir into cocktails.