Gloria Estefan's Mojitos
Created by Gloria Estefan
Servings: Makes one serving
Ingredients
  • 2 ounces Bacardi Light Rum
  • 1 tablespoon simple syrup (sugar and water)
  • 1/2 fresh lemon , cut into large pieces
  • Mint leaves
  • Splash of soda
Directions
Make simple syrup: Heat equal parts sugar and water in a saucepan until just before boiling. Stir until the sugar has completely dissolved.

Place the mint leaves and 1 tablespoon of the simple syrup (cooled) in a glass, stir, breaking up the mint leaves.

Squeeze the juice from the lemon into the glass.

Pour in the rum and stir.

Add plenty of ice, then top off the mixture with a splash of soda. Garnish with a sprig of mint and enjoy!