Melon Mojito

Can you ever have too many Mojito Recipes? Of course not! Our favorite will always be the traditional Perfect Mojito, but during the summer, these fruity mojitos are perfect themselves – so sweet, light and refreshing!

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Melon Mojito

Melon Mojito
(makes one)

3/4 oz. Midori Melon Liqueur
1.5 oz. light rum
2 tbsp. Mint Infused Simple Syrup (see recipe below)
Juice of 1/2 lime
Club Soda
Fresh Honeydew Melon Balls

To a rocks glass, add the lime juice and mint infused simple syrup. Add the light rum and the melon liqueur. Add ice and melon balls and top off with the club soda. Garnish with mint leaves and lime.

Mint Infused Simple Syrup (from marthastewart.com)
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
Stems from 1 bunch of fresh mint

In a small saucepan, combine sugar, 1 cup water, and mint stems. Place over medium heat, and cook, stirring occasionally, until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; let cool. Strain through a sieve. Syrup can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for about 2 weeks.

 

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