Meyer Lemon Mojito
Recipe type: cocktail
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Serves: 4
The classic mojito is amped up with a mint-infused simple syrup and limes are switch out for Meyer lemons.
  • Mint simple syrup:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1cup fresh mint leaves, packed
  • Mojito:
  • 1 cup mint simple syrup, chilled
  • 1 cup white rum, chilled
  • ¼ cup Meyer lemon juice (2-3 lemons)
  • 1 cup club soda, chilled
  • ice
  • mint sprigs, optional garnish
  1. For the syrup: using a small saucepan, combine the sugar, water and mint leaves. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove pan from heat and allow to rest for 20 minutes. Strain the syrup. Cover and chill.
  2. For the mojitos: using a pitcher, combine the mint syrup, rum, lemon juice and club soda. Stir and pour into ice-filled glasses. Garnish with mint sprigs. Cheers!
Recipe by Liz The Chef at