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Coconut Mojito

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If you’re a fan of the classic mojito but want to try something with a bit of a tropical edge, let me introduce you to the Coconut Mojito. It’s the same refreshing drink you love, but with a rich, creamy coconut flavor that takes it to a new level!

Trust me, it’s worth giving a try.

In a highball glass, muddle a few lime wedges, some fresh mint leaves, and a touch of agave syrup. This step is crucial as it releases the essential oils from the mint and the juice from the lime, creating a solid foundation for your cocktail. Then, like most Mojito recipes, this cocktail includes white rum. The choice of white rum keeps the flavor light and crisp, its subtle sweetness and hints of vanilla and tropical fruit melding seamlessly with the coconut cream to enhance the tropical vibe of the drink.

Speaking of coconut cream, this is where the magic happens. The coconut cream adds a velvety texture and a rich, tropical flavor that transforms the classic Mojito into something truly special. It’s smooth and creamy, providing a luxurious mouthfeel without overpowering the other ingredients.

After stirring these ingredients together with a bit of ice, make sure the glass is filled with ice to complete the preparation. Finally, topping off the drink with soda water gives it that essential fizzy lift. This addition lightens the drink, ensuring that each sip is refreshing and not overly heavy. The bubbles also help to integrate all the flavors, ensuring a harmonious blend in every sip.

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Step 1: Cut your lime into quarters and drop into a highball glass.

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Step 2: Add in the agave syrup and mint leaves, then gently muddle together.

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Step 3: Pour in the rum and coconut cream, then stir until well-combined.

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Step 4: Fill the glass with ice and top off with soda water.

The Coconut Mojito is a delightful blend of creamy and refreshing. The initial hit of lime and mint is invigorating, waking up your palate and preparing it for the rich, smooth coconut that follows. The white rum adds a nice depth without overshadowing the other flavors, and the soda water keeps everything light and bubbly. It’s a cocktail that’s both indulgent and refreshing, perfect for a sunny day or a cozy evening in.

Coconut Mojito

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Instructions

  1. Step 1 – Cut your lime into quarters and drop into a highball glass.
  2. Step 2 – Add in the agave syrup and mint leaves, then gently muddle together.
  3. Step 3 – Pour in the rum and coconut cream, then stir until well-combined.
  4. Step 4 – Fill the glass with ice and top off with soda water.

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