Hot Mojito

Hot Mojito

Sunset DECEMBER 2006

  • Yield: Makes 8 drinks


  • 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 171
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Protein: 0.5g
  • Fat: 0.1g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 11g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Sodium: 7mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg

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