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Ruby Red Mojito

Ruby Red Mojito

Ruby Red Mojito

Recipe By Michael Kimball, Savory Spice Test Kitchen

Yields

1 serving

Prep Time

20 Minutes

Cooking Time

1 Minutes

Recipe By Michael Kimball, Savory Spice Test Kitchen

Sweet Jamaican Allspice and minty California Bay Leaves give this refreshing Cuban cocktail layers of complex flavors.

Ingredients

For simple syrup:

1 cup water

½ cup granulated sugar



For mojito:

1 sprig fresh mint, plus more to garnish

1 oz. simple syrup

3 oz. grapefruit juice

2 oz. white rum

Club soda, to top

Grapefruit slices, to garnish

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

  • Jamaican Allspice Berries

    Jamaican Allspice Berries are a common ingredient in Caribbean cuisine, especially jerk seasoning. These all spice berries have a flavor that's sim...

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  • California Bay Leaves

    California Bay Leaves are used as a seasoning in slow-cooking recipes such as soups and stews, or for pickling vegetables. This Californian variety...

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Directions

For simple syrup: In a small pot over medium heat, stir water and sugar until sugar dissolves. Add Jamaican Allspice and California Bay Leaf. Bring mixture to a boil then remove from heat. Steep until room temperature, about 20 min. Strain and store in a sealed container in the refrigerator.

For mojito: In a cocktail shaker, muddle sprig of fresh mint in simple syrup to release oils. Add grapefruit juice and rum. Shake and strain into tall glass filled with ice. Top with club soda and garnish with mint and grapefruit slices.