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Pineapple Mojitos

Photo: Anne Liles
Cook time 5 mins
Yield

Makes 8 servings

Refreshing Pineapple Mojitos get your party started in the right direction. An added plus is that the Lemon Grass Syrup can be prepared a day or so ahead.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cubed fresh pineapple
  • 16 mint leaves
  • Lemon Grass Syrup
  • 1 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 cup white rum, chilled
  • 1 (1-liter) bottle club soda, chilled
  • Cracked ice

How to Make It

  1. Purée pineapple in a blender or food processor.

  2. Crush mint with a mortar and pestle or coarsely chop. Divide mint among 8 large glasses or canning jars. Add 1/4 cup pineapple purée and 2 tablespoons each Lemon Grass Syrup, lime juice, and rum to each glass. Fill glasses 3/4 full with club soda. Stir in about 1/3 cup cracked ice. Serve immediately.

Cook's Notes

Cool overnight.