National Mojito Day Morita

National Mojito Day Morita
National Mojito Day Morita

Today is National Mojito Day! Here in the Northeast it is HOT today, and perfect for a delightful summer Morita. What is a Morita you ask? Well, a Morita is simply a margarita/mojito mix. This recipe development came when we had a huge garden with mint growing everywhere. We had fun experimenting with way of using the mint with this lovely drink becoming one of our favorites. Until today I have claimed to be unsure of how to make a Morita and always put my husband in charge. I think by writing a recipe for it I’m blowing my cover. I’m only willing to do this for the good of mankind. Enjoy responsibly.

Ingredients

  • 1 lime
  • a large handful fresh mint, about 1 cup loosely packed
  • 2oz white rum
  • 2oz tequila
  • 1oz triple sec
  • club soda
  • simple syrup

Instructions

  1. Cut the lime in half lengthwise, then cut each half in quarters lengthwise.
  2. Split the mint and lime wedges between two highball glass and muddle together.
  3. Add the alcohol evenly between the glasses, fill the glass with ice, then top with club soda, and simple syrup to taste.
  4. Give everything a quick stir, taste, adjust to your liking, and enjoy outside.
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