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Daisy Fuentes' Mojito

This verstion of the classic Cuban cocktail is made with rum, lime juice, and fresh mint,  plus club soda and honey.

Health JUNE 2008

  • Yield: Makes 1 serving (serving size: 1 mojito)
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes


  • 1/2 lime, cut into 6 wedges
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons torn mint leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey, warmed
  • 2 ounces rum
  • 4 ounces club soda
  • Fresh mint sprig (optional)
  • Lime wedge (optional)


1. Fill a martini shaker with 1 cup ice. Add lime wedges, lime juice, and mint. Muddle lime and mint with a pestle or a long spoon until well-bruised and fragrant.

2. Combine honey, rum, and club soda; stir gently to dissolve honey. Add to muddled mixture; stir until mixture is well-chilled. Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice; garnish with mint and lime, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 153
  • Fat: 0.0g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 0.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 7g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 25mg
  • Calcium: 12mg

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Daisy Fuentes' Mojito Recipe