Pineapple Mint Mojito

Happy July 4th!


Pineapple Mint Mojito – adapted from Saveur

Simple Syrup:
1 cup water
2 cups sugar

12 mint leaves
2 oz. fresh pineapple chunks
1 oz. fresh lime juice
1 oz. simple syrup
2 oz. coconut rum
½ oz. Grand Marnier
3 oz. seltzer water

1. For the simple syrup: Heat sugar and water in a small saucepan until sugar is dissolved. Bring to a boil, and then set to the side to cool. Reserve any unused portion in an airtight container for up to two weeks.

2. For the cocktail: In a Collins glass, muddle the pineapple and mint. Fill with ice. In an ice-filled cocktail shaker, shake together rum, lime juice, simple syrup, and Grand Marnier. Strain into glass and top with seltzer water.


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