Watermelon Cherry Mojito
This recipe is a twist on an ever popular drink...the mojito. This watermelon mojito is great during the summer time or even during a party.
- 3 pieces of fresh mint, chopped
- 1/4 cup watermelon puree*
- 1 teaspoon cherry syrup
- 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
- 1 bottle chilled sparkling water
- 2 ounces light rum
- 1 sugar cane stirrer
- 1 lime wedge
Using a fork, press the mint back to coat the inside of the glass and leave it in the glass. Add the watermelon puree, cherry syrup, lime juice and rum. Stir well. Top with ice. Top-off the glass with sparkling water or club soda. Add the sugar cane stirrer and lime wedge to the glass and serve.
*To make the watermelon puree, remove seeds from fresh watermelon and cut into large chunks. Place in a blender and process until smooth and well pureed.
Makes 1 serving.