VIDEO: Grapefruit mojito recipe

Apr 24, 2014 at 3:00 a.m. ET

Spend a lazy afternoon enjoying this delicious summertime sip with a grapefruit and ginger twist.

Grapefruit mojito recipe

Ingredients:

  • 7-9 mint leaves
  • Grapefruit slices
  • Grapefruit juice
  • Bitters
  • 1-1/2 ounces rum
  • Mint simple syrup
  • Soda water

Directions:

  1. In a tall glass, add 4 to 5 mint leaves and 2 slices of grapefruit.
  2. Add a couple of drops of bitters, to taste.
  3. Muddle together.
  4. Make mint simple syrup: In a saucepan over high heat, combine 1 cup of sugar, 1/2 a cup water and the remaining mint leaves until the sugar dissolves.
  5. Pour the rum, simple syrup and grapefruit juice into a glass.
  6. Add ice, and top with soda water.
  7. Garnish.

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