Having a kid’s treat in an adult drink is the perfect combination! This Bubblegum Mint Mojito is going to become your favorite summer drink.
Having the perfect cocktail for summer makes all of the hot days a little easier to handle. At least in my world. Picture it – lounging by the pool with your kiddos and friends and having this bright Bubblegum Mint Mojito in hand – PERFECTION!
Want to know how to make your own? Here’s what you need to make your own Bubblegum Mint Mojito:
3 ounces homemade *bubblegum mint infused simple syrup
This recipe makes (2) 8-ounce cocktails. Double it if you’re enjoying it with friends! This recipe also takes a few days to create so plan ahead of time.
In a small bottle or mason jar, add 6 pieces of bubblegum, 4-5 pieces of fresh mint and 1/2 cup homemade simple syrup. Muddle the mint leaves and close. After 2-3 days, muddle again, and strain into a clean container.
To make the plain simple syrup, add 1 cup of sugar and 1 cup of water to a small sauce pan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, turn down heat to low and simmer for 3 minutes. Remove and allow to cool. Store in an airtight container.
Add rum, bubblegum mint simple syrup, and lime juice to a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake vigorously. If you would like a more vibrant pink color to your drink, add 1-2 drops of pink food coloring.
On a small plate, add corn syrup and to another small plate, add the colored sugar. Rim top of glass in each.
In a 10-ounce glass, add half of your mixture from the shaker and 2-3 mint leaves. Muddle well. Add ice and 3-4 ounces of the soda water.
If desired, add a few pieces of bubblegum to a cocktail skewer to garnish.
You must know that I am not a huge fan of mint – but these bubblegum mint mojitos changed my opinion!
This is the perfect sweet drink for a chill night with your friends around the pool or if you’re hosting a party.
Think 4th of July – you can change the colors of this to red, blue and white! Just get different bubblegum and food coloring. EASY!!
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