Electric Blood Orange Limeade with Muddled Mint

2017-05-03
  • Yield : 4 servings
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 5m
  • Ready In : 15m
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Ingredients

  • 1 handful fresh mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup simple syrup (equal amounts sugar and water, heated until sugar dissolves; cool)
  • 1 cup light rum
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh blood orange juice
  • 1 cup sparkling water
  • 4 cups crushed ice
  • Blood orange segments and fresh mint sprigs, for garnish

Method

Step 1

Using a mortar and pestle, muddle mint until the oils are released (you will smell the mint). Pour the simple syrup into a large pitcher. Add rum, lime juice and blood orange juice and stir vigorously. Add the crushed mint and the sparkling water. Divide the ice among 4 glasses or cups. Pour the limeade mixture into each glass and garnish with blood oranges and fresh mint sprigs.

Step 2

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