Orange- Basil Mojitos

This recipe has been featured in a post on The Recipe Girl blog: Get Those Muddlers Out- It’s Mojito Time!

Yield: 6 (4 ounce) servings

Prep Time: 10 min

Orange- Basil Mojitos

I had this drink while lounging poolside in Vegas. It was so good that I came home and created a version of it myself!


1/2 bunch fresh basil leaves (picked and stems removed)
1/2 cup granulated white sugar
1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
1 cup white rum
1 cup club soda


1. In the bottom of a medium pitcher, using a wooden spoon or a muddler- crush the basil leaves, sugar and orange juice together. Stir in rum and club soda.

2. Serve immediately in individual glasses over crushed ice. Garnish with orange slices.


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