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Mango Matcha Mojito

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Welcome to your next favorite cocktail discovery—the Mango Matcha Mojito. This innovative creation reimagines the classic mojito by incorporating unique and unexpected flavors that cater to discerning taste buds seeking something deliciously out of the ordinary.

Let’s start with the base of this enticing drink—the matcha mixture. To craft this, simply whisk matcha powder into hot water until it becomes a smooth, vivid green elixir. This mixture introduces a slightly earthy taste that complements the sweetness of the other ingredients, providing a rich backdrop that enhances the cocktail’s complexity. Once this step is complete, set the mixture aside in the freezer to cool down properly until you’re ready to serve the cocktail.

Now, the fun part begins: muddling fresh mango cubes with mint leaves. The mango not only injects lush, tropical sweetness but also adds a soft, pulpy texture that livens up every sip. Its sweetness cuts through the mint’s brisk, cooling notes, offering a refreshing and satisfying balance.

The body of the drink comes alive as you add white rum for its clean, sugarcane crispness, lime juice for a citrusy zing, and honey simple syrup for smooth sweetness that ties all the flavors together. Shaking these ingredients with ice not only chills the mixture but also dilutes it to the perfect drinking strength, ensuring that no single flavor overwhelms the others.

To serve, layer cubed mangos at the bottom of the glass, pile on some ice, and then pour in your shaken cocktail. The final flourish is a gentle pour of the matcha mixture over the top, creating a stunning layered effect that’s visually gorgeous, showcasing the bright color hues of the drink.

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Step 1: Mix together some hot water and matcha powder. Set aside.

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Step 2: In a cocktail shaker, muddle together mangos and mint.

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Step 3: Pour in the remaining ingredients topped with ice. Shake until chilled.

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Step 4: In a glass, drop in a small handful of cubed mangos and ice.

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Step 5: Strain the cocktail mixture into your prepared glass.

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Step 6: Top the cocktail off with your matcha mixture and garnish.

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Each sip of the Mango Matcha Mojito is nothing less than enjoyable. The combination of fresh mango, vibrant matcha, and traditional mojito elements results in a cocktail that’s as complex as it is delightful. Whip this recipe up at your next gathering, and I promise you’re sure to impress everyone!

Mango Matcha Mojito

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Instructions

  1. Step 1 – Mix together some hot water and matcha powder. Set aside.
  2. Step 2 – In a cocktail shaker, muddle together mangos and mint.
  3. Step 3 – Pour in the remaining ingredients topped with ice. Shake until chilled.
  4. Step 4 – In a glass, drop in a small handful of cubed mangos and ice.
  5. Step 5 – Strain the cocktail mixture into your prepared glass.
  6. Step 6 – Top the cocktail off with your matcha mixture and garnish.

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