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Good News! Mojitos don’t have to end just because summer is over! This version is made with vodka but you can use rum if you’d like. Apple juice and especially apple cider are fall favorites in my house so this was a good fit for us.
Mojitos have become one of my favorite mixed drinks. Mostly because I get to use spearmint which is one of my favorite flavors. It grows like crazy in my garden and once you have one plant, you have a lifetime supply. In fact, it does so well here that we’ve had to move it to a container garden because it was absolutely was taking over my herb garden.
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The mint leaves should only be bruised to release the essential oils and should not be shredded. Then added the vodka stir to dissolve the sugar.
- Small handful fresh mint (about 10 leaves)
- 1 cup ice cubes
- 2 teaspoons superfine sugar
- 1/4 cup apple juice
- 1/3 cup vodka
- apple slices, for garnish
- In a tall glass, crush the mint leaves into the sugar. Top with the ice, apple juice and vodka. Garnish with apples slices and serve.
- Category: Beverages
- Method: Refrigerate
- Cuisine: Cuban
Keywords: Fall, Apple, Mojito, drink, beverage
recipe courtesy of Guy Fieri