Cranberry and ginger mojito
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Cranberry and ginger mojito

This cranberry and ginger mojito is the perfect festive cocktail and can be made in big jugs and served during your Christmas festivities.
Course Cocktail, drink
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Author Alida Ryder

Ingredients

for the cranberry and ginger syrup (Makes approximately 2 cups)

  • 2 cups cranberries I used frozen
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1-2 tablespoons grated ginger to taste
  • Juice of 1 lemon

for the Mojito

  • 2 parts cranberry & ginger syrup
  • 1-2 parts white rum
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • soda water/club soda
  • frozen cranberries
  • lime wedges
  • fresh mint leaves
  • ice cubes

Instructions

  • For the syrup, combine all the ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Allow to simmer for 5 minutes then remove from the heat and allow to cool slightly.
  • Blend the mixture until smooth then strain to remove all the fruit pulp.
  • Allow to cool completely.
  • To make the mojito, pour syrup into the bottom of a tall glass, add ice, cranberries, mint leaves and lime wedges. Add the rum and top with soda water/club soda.
  • Serve.