Hot Mojito

Makes 8 drinks


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1 1/2 cups torn fresh mint leaves, plus 24 fresh mint leaves for mashing
16 teaspoons sugar
8 teaspoons lime juice
2 cups (16 fl. oz.) light rum
Fresh cranberries, for garnish


1. Into a large teapot or heatproof pitcher, pour 6 cups boiling water over mint leaves. Allow to steep 3 to 4 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, in each of 8 mugs or Irish coffee glasses, use a wooden spoon to mash 3 fresh mint leaves with 2 tsp. sugar and 1 tsp. lime juice.

3. Add 1/4 cup (2 oz.) light rum and 3/4 cup of the mint tea, poured through a strainer, to each. If you like, you can garnish with a few fresh cranberries for Christmas red and green.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Created date

November 2006

Nutritional Information

Calories 171
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Protein 0.5 g
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 11 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Sodium 7 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg