On this hot summer day, we literally grabbed what we had in the fridge as well as some rum from the cupboard to create this refreshing summer cocktail. See recipe below, which yields 2 glasses.
#FITip: Use what you have to create something amazing!
1/4 cup of brown sugar
1/4 cup of water
1/4 cup of fresh mint leaves, plus sprigs for garnish
3/4 cup of fresh squeezed orange juice
1/2 cup of fresh lime juice
1/4 cup of rum
8 ice cubes
- Combine brown sugar and water in a mixing bowl. Add mint leaves and let sit for 15minutes.
- Stir together orange and lime juices, rum, and brown sugar syrup.
- Divide the juice among glasses and serve with lime slices. Garnish with mint sprigs as well as lime wedges.
Recipe inspired by marthastewart.com.
Travel Wide. Eat Well. Live Your Passion.
Sarah + Monty