Blackberry Mojitos

Blackberry Mojitos

My very first cocktail recipe!

Blackberry Mojitos

I actually have tried my hand at a few different cocktail recipes but in the end, I never liked the photos enough to share. It was almost the case for this one as well, but I gave it a second chance. Like burgers and sandwiches, I also have a hard time photographing drinks. It’s likely due to the fact that overhead shots don’t always look best, or what I most recently discovered, you need quite. a few servings to fill out the picture. Since I like to make small batch recipes, I am not typically making 6-8 drinks. This week, I discovered a little trick to get around that, can anyone tell?

Blackberry Mojitos

The other reason I had shied away from cocktails in the past is to stick with sharing healthy recipes. And while we do not necessarily need cocktails to round out a healthy diet. I have always believed that everything in moderation is important. And it’s the summer and I love the idea of making fun drinks to share with friends and sip at the pool. So here’s the recipe! I hope you do the same!

Blackberry Mojitos

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Blackberry Mojitos

Servings 2

Ingredients

  • 12 blackberries
  • 12 mint leaves divided
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 3 oz rum
  • 1 cup seltzer

Instructions

  1. Muddle the blackberries, mint, sugar, and lime. 

  2. In a cocktail shaker add the muddled mixture, rum, ice. 

  3. Strain the mixture over ice. 

  4. Add the seltzer. 

  5. Garnish with mints and extra blackberries. 

Blackberry Mojitos

Blackberry Mojitos

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Blackberry Mojitos



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