Cranberry Mojito

Did you really think I was going to wait until next spring/summer to whip up another mojito recipe? Quite the opposite. Instead of waiting, I'm just going to find new ways to incorporate winter ingredients into my recipes. First stop on the cold-month-mojito-train: The cranberry mojito! Scroll down for the recipe, and let me know what other flavors you'd like to see this season!

Ingredients for Cocktail

1.5 oz white rum
4-6 mint leaves
1 oz fresh lime juice
2-4 oz cranberry sauce
Soda Water

How to make the cranberry sauce

In a saucepan mix 1 cup of water with 1 cup of sugar. Chop 1 cup of cranberries and add to pan. Bring to a boil, stirring well and then pour into a clean container. Let cool and then keep in your fridge for about a week. 

Method for the cocktail

Add mint, lime juice, and rum to a collins glass and muddle well. Add ice and soda water. Pour in cranberry sauce and stir well.