Grapefruit Mojito


  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 20 sprigs fresh mint
  • 4 tablespoons lime juice
  • Ice, as needed
  • 2 ounces white rum
  • 2 ounces fresh grapefruit juice
  • 4 ounces sparkling water
  • Slices of grapefruit for garnish, if desired
  • Extra sprigs mint leaves for garnish, if desired

Cooking Instructions

Step 1: Add sugar and water to a small saucepan.  Bring to a simmer and cook until sugar dissolves, 1-2 minutes.  Set aside and cool.

Step 2: Add fresh mint and lime juice to each glass (x2) and muddle to bring out the flavor of the mint.

Step 3: Top each glass with ice.

Step 4: Pour in rum and grapefruit juice.  Stir.

Step 5: Top off each glass with sparkling water and garnish with slices of grapefruit and mint, if desired.

Enjoy this refreshing mojito from BestFriendsForFrosting!