A romantic twist on the traditional Cuban cocktail. This rose mojito recipe is made with a rose-infused syrup and topped with a sprinkling of dried rose petals. This cocktail is a perfect treat for the one you love.

Cocktail | Easy | Serves 1 | 5 minutes, plus 15 minutes to make the syrup

INGREDIENTS


ROSE MOJITO

50ml of Doorly's gold rum

1/2 lime

5 mint leaves

1 tsp sugar

soda water

crushed ice


ROSE SYRUP - MAKES 250ML

25g of rose petals, dried

500ml of water

250g of sugar


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METHOD

First make the rose syrup. Place the sugar and water in pan and bring to the boil. Add the dried rose petals and reduce until you are left with 250ml of syrup with a rich rose colour - approximately 2/3

  • 25g of rose petals

  • 500ml of water

  • 250g of sugar


Cut the lime into small wedges and add to a glass with the mint leaves and sugar - muddle gently. Fill up half of the glass with crushed ice and add the rum

  • 1/2 lime

  • 5 mint leaves

  • 1 tsp sugar

  • 50ml of Doorly's gold rum

  • crushed ice


Stir and add more crushed ice, then pour over 20ml of rose syrup and top up with soda

soda water


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